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scis·sion

 (sĭzh′ən, sĭsh′-)
n.
The act of cutting or severing; division or fission.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin scissiō, scissiōn-, from Latin scissus, past participle of scindere, to cut, split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

scission

(ˈsɪʃən)
n
the act or an instance of cutting, splitting, or dividing
[C15: from Late Latin scissiō, from scindere to split]

scis•sion

(ˈsɪʒ ən, ˈsɪʃ-)

n.
a cutting, dividing, or splitting; division; separation.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Late Latin scissiō, derivative (with Latin -tiō -tion) of Latin scindere to cut, rend]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scission - the act of dividing by cutting or splitting
cutting, cut - the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
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Reprocessing recycled polyolefins is always accompanied with degradation, crystallization, and consequent processability problems, which result from molecular chain scission, branching, and crosslinking.
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Chain scission is the degradation of a polymeric material in the absence of a chemical agent, in particular without oxygen.
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The first involves polymers that do not initially degrade through chain scission, the chemical reaction by which the polymer chains become shorter.
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2] [right arrow] HOO (hydrogen peroxy radical) HOO + PH [right arrow] HOOH (hydrogen peroxide) + P (back to Step 1) Scission HOOH + UV [right arrow] HO + OH (hydroxide radical) PH + OH [right arrow] [H.
The autonomous DNA machine is a DNA amplification method based on the DNA scission and replication.