Informal. a single molecule of buckminsterfullerene.
(informal) a ball-like polyhedral carbon molecule of the type found in buckminsterfullerene and other fullerenes
noun (informal) a tube of carbon atoms structurally similar to buckminsterfullerene noun Word Origin
of or relating to shepherds; pastoral. of, relating to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life. a pastoral poem. Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic. Contemporary Examples How I Write: Scott Spencer Noah Charney March 12, 2014 In Egypt’s Countryside, Vendettas Between Police and Islamists Simmer Mike Giglio, Christopher Dickey October 27, 2013 The Nobel Peace Prize […]
Eclogues. of or relating to shepherds; pastoral. of, relating to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life. a pastoral poem. Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic. Historical Examples The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch Petrarch The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola Ideal Commonwealths Various National Epics Kate Milner Rabb Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part […]
a region in E central Europe, formerly a district in N Romania: now divided between Romania and Ukraine. 4031 sq. mi. (10,440 sq. km). noun a variant spelling of Bukovina