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EtymologyEdit

From spall +‎ -ation.

 
Spallation as a result of impact can occur with or without penetration of the impacting object

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /spəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
  • (US) IPA(key): /spɔːleɪʃən/, /spɑːleɪʃən/

NounEdit

spallation (countable and uncountable, plural spallations)

  1. (nuclear physics) A nuclear reaction in which a nucleus fragments into many nucleons.
  2. Fragmentation due to stress or impact.

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EtymologyEdit

From English spallation.

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spallation f (plural spallations)

  1. (nuclear physics) spallation

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