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Definition of the adjective allotropic

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  1. of or related to or exhibiting allotropism

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Google previewDictionary of Energy (1991)

by Hall

ALLOTROPIC Referring to any one of several forms of a material, as, for example , there are several allotropic forms of carbon such as charcoal, graphite, and diamond. Also see Carbon. ALLOTROPY The property of a molecule or crystal that ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Industrial Technology (2012)

Materials, Processes and Equipment by David F. Tver

allotropic metals. The atoms of some chemical elements, both metallic and nonmetallic, will crystallize on different space lattices under different conditions ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1854)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

These modifications of the same body, whether crystallized or not, in which different properties appear, are called allotropic modifications, and the phenomenon is called allotropism. When sulphur is melted by heat, and allowed to cool, it forms ...

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Physics (2004)

by Hillary Walter

allotropic forms elements that can have several different structures with different physical properties- for example, graphite and diamond are two allotropic forms of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

allotropic specificity Causes an economically important, lethal disease in ranch- raised mink. All types of mink are susceptible, but the Aleutian genotype, so named because the bluegray coat color is similar to that of the Aleutian blue fox, ...

Google previewWatts' Dictionary of Chemistry, Revised and Entirely Rewritten (1906)

by Henry Watts, Matthew Moncrieff Pattison Muir, Henry Forster Morley

Isomeric and allotropio are in fact complementary terms, " isomeric " being employed to predi- cate Identity of composition between different bodies, whilst " allotropic " expresses difference between bodies of identical composition. Such being ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Three allotropic modifica- tionn of the element carbon are known : diamond, graphite, and amorphous carbon (pure lampblack). The different varieties of sulphur, boron, silicon, etc., furnish other examples of allotropism. Though comparatively ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

There exist five allotropic (see Allotropy) modifications of solid carbon: diamond ( sp3-hybridization of orbitals), graphite (sp2-hybridization), fullerene (C60 and analogues, sp2-hybridization), carbyne (sp-hybridization), and amorphous carbon ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

Trimorphous, polymorphism, allotropic. dimorphous; having the same chemical composition but exhibiting two different crystal systems. Also called dimorphic. — Polymorphous, trimorphous, allotropic. dinas rock; a term applied to a natural ...

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Small photo of Natural specimen of mineral graphite – natural form of crystalline carbon founds in metamorphic and igneous rocks, the softest of the allotropic modifications of carbonSmall photo of Natural specimen of mineral graphite – natural form of crystalline carbon founds in metamorphic and igneous rocks, the softest of the allotropic modifications of carbon, on white background More...

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