Word of the Day – Dec. 26 – Fissile

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Fissile  (FISS-ul)

Definition:

1. Capable of being split or divided in the direction of the grain or along  natural planes of cleavage.

2. Capable of undergoing fission.

Sample sentence: Uraniun-235, which is frequently used in making bombs and missiles, is one of the most abundant fissile materials.

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