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Noun Concept
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critical mass  critical assembly  critical configuration  critical size  subcritical
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In nuclear engineering, a critical mass is the smallest amount of fissile material needed for a sustained nuclear chain reaction. Wikipedia
Smallest amount of fissile material needed for a sustained nuclear chain reaction Wikidata
The amount of fissile material needed to support a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. Wiktionary
Amount of fissile material needed to a nuclear chain reaction. Wiktionary (translation)