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buckyball (plural buckyballs)
- (chemistry, informal) A buckminsterfullerene molecule (C60).
- by extension, the most common types of spheroidal fullernes, C60 and C70 usually, with additionally C72 and C76 also included at times
- by extension, any spheroidal fullerene, from C20 on upwards
- carbon nanotube / buckytube
- atomic carbon
- amorphous carbon