Definition of nanocomposite in English:

nanocomposite

Line breaks: nano|com¦pos¦ite
Pronunciation: /ˌnanə(ʊ)ˈkɒmpəzɪt
 
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adjective

Denoting a composite material that has a grain size measured in nanometres.
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  • 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.

noun

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A nanocomposite material.
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  • 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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