Definitions

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  • n. a nanotube

Etymologies

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From buckyball, tube.

Examples

  • An elongated chemical cousin called the buckytube is also showing great promise.

    Tiny Weapons With Giant Potential

  • These previously unknown soccer-ball-shaped molecules of 60 carbon atoms, and their "buckytube" cousins, promise to revolutionize materials science, producing structures 100 times stronger than steel but with only one sixth the weight.

    Uncovering Secrets, Big And Small

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