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scis·sion

(sizh'ŏn),
1. A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
2. Synonym(s): cleavage (3)
[L. scissio, fr. scindo, pp. scissus, to cleave]

scis·sion

(sizh'ŏn)
1. A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
2. Synonym(s): cleavage (2) .
[L. scissio, fr. scindo, pp. scissus, to cleave]

scission

(sĭzh′ŭn) [L. scindere, to split]
Dividing, cutting, or splitting.
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They reported that chain scission and crosslinking occurred simultaneously when reprocessing recycled LDPE.
The results in Table 1 indicate that the susceptibility of the different polymers to scission are more dependent on polymer composition than on the UV wavelength used in the experiment.
Gan, "Some insight into hydrolytic scission mechanisms in bioerodible polyesters", J.
Under this condition, oxidative chain scission will not occur to any significant degree.
The decrease in intensities of these bands indicates that chain scission and mass loss in the films have taken place.
Polystyrene, Brenner explained, decomposes by a relatively slow, random scission process that initially produces liquids.
However, the amount and compounding time of a peptizer should be optimized, as excessive amount and compounding time of a peptizer are detrimental to the physical property of the matrix by excessive chain scission reaction.
Confronte a une scission de son parti, Alexis Tsipras a demissionne le 20 aout pour [beaucoup moins que] permettre au peuple grec de le juger [beaucoup plus grand que].
driving, scission, fusion) with water droplets on solids.
Au-dela de cet anniversaire, personne ne peut contester que l'UMT est la base du syndicalisme marocain, avant qu'une scission, initiee par les Istiqlaliens au sein de la centrale ne donne naissance en 1960 a l'Union generale des travailleurs du Maroc (UGTM) et qu'une une autre scission ne s'opere a l'initiative de l'USFP en 1978 pour donner lieu a la creation de la Confederation democratique du travail (CDT), lequel syndicat a subi plus tard une autre scission qui s'est traduite par la creation de la federation democratique du travail.
In addition to effective recycling by remolding, oil and gas are recovered in essentially quantitative yields by thermal chain scission above 400[degree]C (Figure2).
Dans une conference de presse tenue par le Parti Construction et Developpement, le gouverneur a fait savoir qu'il n'avait jamais cherche a occuper ce poste, et que sa demission etait volontaire, puisqu'il tenait a eviter l'effusion de sang et la scission dans la ville.