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  • noun A star-shaped (concave polygonal) nanoparticle

Etymologies

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From nano- +‎ star

Examples

  • It can improve the contrast of the particles to the background noise by more than 20 decibels and can clearly reveal a gyrating nanostar, whereas with existing direct imaging methods, in many cases you wouldn't be able to definitively find a particle. "

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