Meaning of SCISSION in English


ˈsizhən, -ish- noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, from Late Latin scission-, scissio, from scissus (past participle of scindere to split) + -ion-, -io -ion

1. : a division or split in a group or union : a state of dissension : schism


a. : an act of cutting, dividing, or splitting or the state of being cut, divided, or split : division

b. : cleavage 5

cracking or carbon-carbon scission

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