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A structurally differentiated form of an element that exhibits allotropy.
[Back-formation from allotropy.]
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(Chemistry) any of two or more physical forms in which an element can exist: diamond and graphite are allotropes of carbon.
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one of the two or more forms in which an allotropic element can exist.
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Any of several crystalline forms of a chemical element. Charcoal, graphite, and diamond are all allotropes of carbon.
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An elements (such as oxygen, which can exist in its normal form and as ozone) which can exist with different physical properties while in the same physical state.
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|Noun||1.||allotrope - a structurally different form of an element; "graphite and diamond are allotropes of carbon"|
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allotrope[ˈæləˌtrəʊp] n → allotropo
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