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buckyball

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noun bucky·ball \ˈbə-kē-ˌbȯl\

Definition of buckyball

  1. :  a molecule of buckminsterfullerene; broadly :  fullerene



Origin and Etymology of buckyball

R. Buckminster Fuller + 4-y


First Known Use: 1985

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