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nanocomposite Syllabification: nan·o·com·pos·ite
Pronunciation: /ˌnanōˈkämpəzit/

Definition of nanocomposite in English:


Denoting a composite material that has a grain size measured in nanometers.
Example sentences
  • GM estimates use of over 500,000 lb. of nanocomposite material a year.
  • To date, much commercial interest in nanocomposites barriers has come from packaging companies.
  • The nanocomposite films are made by layering molecules on top of each other.


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A nanocomposite material.
Example sentences
  • There are some big benefits to the use of the nanocomposites.
  • However, in the matter of nanocomposites, less allows for more.
  • The platelet structure of the reinforcing fillers in nanocomposites may offer improvement in barrier properties of the polymer compound.

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