carbyne

noun
car·​byne | \ ˈkärˌbīn \
plural -s

Definition of carbyne

: any of several crystalline forms of carbon in which it is linked in chains containing alternating single and triple bonds

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History and Etymology for carbyne

carb- + -yne

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“Carbyne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbyne. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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