nanotube

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noun nano·tube \-ˌtüb\

Definition of nanotube

  1. :  a microscopic tube whose diameter is measured in nanometers; especially :  one of pure carbon :  buckytube

1992

First Known Use of nanotube

1992


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nanotube

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noun nano·tube \-ˌt(y)üb\

Medical Definition of nanotube

  1. :  a microscopic tube whose diameter is measured in nanometers


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