buckminsterfullerene
noun Etymology: R. Buckminster Fuller Date: 1985 a spherical fullerene C60 that is an extremely stable form of pure carbon, consists of interconnected pentagons and hexagons suggestive of the geometry of a geodesic dome, and is believed to be a major constituent of soot

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  • buckminsterfullerene —  Buckminsterfullerene  Бакминстерфуллерен: (см. фуллерен; молекула С60, букибол, футболен)   Молекула, составленная из 60 атомов углерода. Имеет 12 пентагональных и 20 гексагональных симметрично расположенных граней, образующих форму, близкую к… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • buckminsterfullerene — [buk′min stər fool΄ə rēn′] n. [after Buckminster FULLER (Richard) Buckminster] a round, pure carbon fullerene, C60, with a structure similar to that of a geodesic dome …   English World dictionary

  • Buckminsterfullerène — « C60 » redirige ici. Pour le paquebot, voir Himalaya (paquebot). Buckminsterfullerène …   Wikipédia en Français

  • buckminsterfullerene — /buk min steuhr fool euh reen /, n. the form of fullerene having sixty carbon atoms. [1985; see FULLERENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • buckminsterfullerene — noun an allotrope of carbon having a hollow molecule consisting of 60 atoms arranged in 12 pentagonal and 20 hexagonal faces to form a truncated icosahedron; the smallest of the fullerenes …   Wiktionary

  • buckminsterfullerene — [ˌbʌkmɪnstə fʊləri:n] noun Chemistry a form of carbon having molecules of 60 atoms arranged in a polyhedron resembling a geodesic sphere. See also fullerene. Origin 1980s: named after the American designer and architect Richard Buckminster Fuller …   English new terms dictionary

  • buckminsterfullerene — buck·min·sterful·le·rene …   English syllables

  • buckminsterfullerene — buck•min•ster•ful•ler•ene [[t]ˌbʌk mɪn stərˈfʊl əˌrin[/t]] n. chem. the form of fullerene having sixty carbon atoms • Etymology: 1985; see fullerene …   From formal English to slang

  • buckminsterfullerene — /ˌbʌkmɪnstəˌfʊləˈrin/ (say .bukminstuh.fooluh reen) noun a molecule of spheroidal structure consisting of 60 carbon atoms arranged as 12 pentagonal and hexagonal interlocking faces. Also, buckyball. {named after R(ichard) Buckminster Fuller,… …   Australian English dictionary

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