how to pronounce fission


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fission is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… been called a layered fission fusion …”

meanings of fission


  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.


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

fission frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fission occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fission can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fission can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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