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i·so·tope

 (ī′sə-tōp′)
n.
One of two or more atoms having the same atomic number but different mass numbers.

[iso- + Greek topos, place (so called because the isotopes of a chemical element occupy the same position in the periodic table of elements).]

i′so·top′ic (-tŏp′ĭk) adj.
i′so·top′i·cal·ly adv.

isotope

(ˈaɪsəˌtəʊp)
n
(Chemistry) one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number that contain different numbers of neutrons
[C20: from iso- + Greek topos place]
isotopic adj
ˌisoˈtopically adv
isotopy n

i•so•tope

(ˈaɪ səˌtoʊp)

n.
one of two or more forms of a chemical element having the same number of protons, or the same atomic number, but having different numbers of neutrons, or different atomic weights.
[1913; iso- + Greek tópos place]
i′so•top′ic (-ˈtɒp ɪk) adj.
i`so•top′i•cal•ly, adv.
i•sot•o•py (aɪˈsɒt ə pi, ˈaɪ səˌtoʊ pi) n.

i·so·tope

(ī′sə-tōp′)
One of two or more atoms that have the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons. Carbon 12, the most common form of carbon, has six protons and six neutrons, whereas carbon 13 has six protons and seven neutrons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isotope - one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons
atom - (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
deuterium, heavy hydrogen - an isotope of hydrogen which has one neutron (as opposed to zero neutrons in hydrogen)
Translations
izotóp
samsæta
izotopas
isotop

isotope

[ˈaɪsəʊtəʊp] Nisótopo m

isotope

[ˈaɪsətəʊp] nisotope m

isotope

nIsotop nt

isotope

[ˈaɪsəˌtəup] nisotopo

i·so·tope

n. isótopo, elemento químico parte de un grupo de elementos que presentan propiedades casi idénticas, pero difiere de éstos en el peso atómico.

isotope

n isótopo
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