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1) buckminsterfullerene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...buckminsterfullerene, (buk´minstrfool´ren´, -fool´ren´) (KEY) or buckyball, C60, hollow cage carbon molecule named for R. Buckminster Fuller because of the resemblance...

2) buckminsterfullerene. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An extremely stable, ball-shaped carbon molecule, C60, reminiscent of a geodesic dome, and believed to occur naturally in soot. It was the first fullerene to be discovered....

3) buckyball. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...buckyball, colloquial term for buckminsterfullerene, a roughly spherical fullerene molecule consisting of 60 carbon atoms. Buckytube is a generic term for cylindrical...

4) buckyball. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A molecule of buckminsterfullerene. Shortening and alteration of buckminsterfullerene + ball1....

5) fullerene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...as few as 20 carbon atoms have been found. 1The most common and most stable fullerene is buckminsterfullerene, a spheroidal molecule, resembling a soccer ball, consisting...

6) carbon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and any number greater than 1 of hexagonal faces. The most prominent of the fullerenes is buckminsterfullerene, a spheroidal molecule, resembling a soccer ball, consisting...

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