buckyball


bucky·ball

noun \ˈbə-kē-ˌbl\

Definition of BUCKYBALL

:  a molecule of buckminsterfullerene; broadly :  fullerene

Origin of BUCKYBALL

R. Buckminster Fuller + 4-y
First Known Use: 1985

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

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