Buckytube meaning

bŭkē-to͝ob, -tyo͝ob
A fullerene nanotube.
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Another name for "nanotube" because they were discovered while making Buckyballs. See nanotube, Buckyball and nanotechnology.
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A carbon nanotube.
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Origin of buckytube

  • Shortening and alteration of buckminsterfullerene tube

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of buckyball and tube

    From Wiktionary