Definition of buckytube in English:

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buckytube

Pronunciation: /ˈbəkēˌt(y)o͞ob/

noun

informal
A carbon nanotube.
Example sentences
  • Sometimes called ‘buckytubes,’ carbon nanotubes' properties were first studied by Japanese researchers in the early 1990s.
  • Another technology that the author has been promoting for a long time is what he calls ‘buckytubes,’ but is better known as carbon nanotubes.
  • His impact shroud wouldn't do him much good, even if it is made of woven buckytubes.

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Syllabification: buck·y·tube

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