[n] - the first known example of a fullerene
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Photograph of a buckyball-buckminsterfullerence, courtesy of Indigo® Instruments.A form of carbon consisting of 60 carbon atoms bound together to make a roughly spherical 'buckyball'. Symbol C60
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(C60) C60; fullerene; buckyball. A form of carbon consisting of 60 carbon atoms bound together to make a roughly spherical 'buckyball' (which looks rather like a soccer ball).
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A sphere of sixty carbon atoms, also called a buckyball. Named after the architect Buckminster Fuller, who is famous for the geodesic dome that buckyballs resemble.
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<chemistry> A hollow, spherical molecule consisting of 60 carbon atoms arranged in a soccer ball pattern of hexagons and pentagons. ... The molecule can superconduct, lubricate, and absorb light. The molecule is a type of fullerene, was the first one to be discovered and studied, and is named ...
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buckyball noun a spheroidal fullerene; the first known example of a fullerene
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Buckminsterfullerene (or buckyball) is a spherical fullerene molecule with the formula C60. It is a cage-like fused-ring structure (truncated (T = 3) icosahedron) which resembles a soccer ball, made of twenty hexagons and twelve pentagons, with a carbon atom at the vertices of each polygon and a bo...
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buckminsterfullerene (bŭk"minsturfool'urēn", –fool"urēn') or buckyball,C60, hollow cage carbon molecule named for R. Buckminster Fuller because of the resemblance of its molecular structure to his geodesic domes. Although buckminsterfullerene (C60) was ori...
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Form of carbon, made up of molecules (buckyballs) consisting of 60 carbon atoms arranged in 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons to form a perfect sphere. It was named after the US architect and engineer Richard Buckminster Fuller because of its structural similarity to the geodesic dome that he designed. S...
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1) Buckyball 2) Fullerene 3) The first known example of a fullerene
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