critical size

noun

Definition of critical size

: the size corresponding to the critical mass (see critical entry 1 sense 4a)of a given amount of fissionable material

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“Critical size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/critical%20size. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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