Definitions

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  • n. A carbon-based material whose constituents are of nanoscale dimensions, or which is produced by nanotechnology.

Etymologies

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From nano- +‎ carbon.

Examples

  • “There are virtual jackports,” said Mahnmut after inspecting the compact machinery carefully under its nanocarbon skin.

    Ilium

  • Graphene is a fascinating new nanocarbon possessing single, or various layers of carbon atoms.

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  • This SEM image shows conical nanocarbon structures (CNCSs) fabricated on a transparent and flexible nafion substrate.

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  • It was the next step up from the tungsten knuckle reinforcements she’d been looking at, a total arm rebuild that would replace flesh and bone with nanocarbon alloys and memory plastics – a near human approximation of an arm with a central cavity that was packed tight with the razor-edges of a collapsible, spring-loaded blade.

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  • The transmitter’s primitive AI accepted the command and shed its nanocarbon skin to show complex devices folded in on themselves.

    Ilium

  • a team of researchers from Japan and Malaysia has shown that the key to the challenge may lie in the unique geometry of conical nanocarbon structures (CNCSs).

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