how to pronounce fission

/ˈfɪʃən/

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fission is pronounced in two syllables

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fɪʃən

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An example use of fission in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… people and the world the fission of a …”

meanings of fission

noun:

  1. The process whereby one item splits to become two.
  2. Short for nuclear fission: The process of splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller particles.
  3. The process by which a bacterium splits to form two daughter cells.

verb:

  1. To cause to undergo fission.
  2. To undergo fission.

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