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a carbon molecule that resembles a chicken wire-linked cylinder
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A hollow cylindrical or toroidal tube measuring nanometers in diameter, composed of atoms of a single element, typically carbon.
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(General Physics) a cylindrical nanoparticle, esp a carbon molecule
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nan•o•tube(ˈnæn əˌtub, -ˌtyub, ˈneɪ nə-)
a fullerene having a tubular form.
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A type of carbon molecule in which the carbon atoms form a cylindrical or donut-like shape.
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|Noun||1.||nanotube - a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape|
fullerene - a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms
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