[fish-uh-nuh-buh l] /ˈfɪʃ ə nə bəl/
capable of or possessing a nucleus or nuclei capable of undergoing :
a fissionable nucleus; fissionable material.
capable of undergoing nuclear fission as a result of any process Compare fissile (sense 1)
noun 1. . noun 1. a bomb in which the energy is supplied by nuclear fission See atomic bomb
- Fission fungi
fission fungi pl.n. See Schizomycetes.
- Fission-fusion bomb
noun 1. another name for fusion bomb
- Fission product
noun 1. a nuclide produced either directly by nuclear fission or by the radioactive decay of such a nuclide fission product n. A usually radioactive isotope produced as a result of the fission of a massive atom such as U235.