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    • some of different cagelike, hollow particles made up…
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fullerene definition

  • noun:
    • some of different cagelike, hollow particles made up of hexagonal and pentagonal sets of atoms, and particularly those formed from carbon, that constitute the 3rd as a type of carbon after diamond and graphite.
    • any of a course of allotropes of carbon having hollow particles whose atoms lie in the vertices of a polyhedron having 12 pentagonal and 2 or even more hexagonal faces
    • any closed-cage substance having twenty or maybe more carbon atoms consisting totally of 3-coordinate carbon atoms
    • a kind of carbon having a big molecule composed of a clear cage of sixty or maybe more carbon atoms
    • Any of different cagelike, hollow particles made up of hexagonal and pentagonal groups of atoms, and particularly those created from carbon, that constitute the next as a type of carbon after diamond and graphite.
    • any of a course of allotropes of carbon having hollow particles whoever atoms lie in the vertices of a polyhedron having 12 pentagonal and 2 or higher hexagonal faces
    • any closed-cage element having twenty or more carbon atoms consisting totally of 3-coordinate carbon atoms
    • a type of carbon having a sizable molecule comprising a clear cage of sixty or even more carbon atoms
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