Definition of nanomaterial in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnanə(ʊ)məˌtɪərɪəl/


A material having particles or constituents of nanoscale dimensions, or one that is produced by nanotechnology.
Example sentences
  • Today nanomaterial is built from a macro to a micro scale.
  • The normal operations risks associated with plastics and petroleum refining were greater than those for any nanomaterial.
  • By the time it's in a coating, it no longer exists as a nanomaterial.

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