graphene

/ (ˈɡræfiːn) /

noun

a nanomaterial consisting of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms, with the atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice structure

Nearby words

  1. graph-,
  2. graphalloy,
  3. graphanesthesia,
  4. grapheme,
  5. graphemics,
  6. graphic,
  7. graphic accent,
  8. graphic arts,
  9. graphic design,
  10. graphic equalizer

Word Origin for graphene

C20: from graph (ite) + -ene

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