bucky

adjective
\ ˈbəkē \
-er/-est

Definition of bucky

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: like a buck or like that of a buck especially : exhibiting characteristics of an entire male some discount is usual on bucky lambs
\ ˈbə-kē \

Definition of bucky- (Entry 2 of 2)

: fullerene : formed from fullerene buckyball Buckypaper is a flattened aggregate of carbon nanotubes—each 50,000 times thinner than a human hair—that is 250 times stronger than steel and 10 times as light, with excellent thermal and electric conductivity.— Paola Antonelli, Seed, February 2009

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History and Etymology for bucky

Adjective

buck entry 1 + -y

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“Bucky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucky. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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