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Definition of the noun allotropy

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noun - plural: allotropies

  1. the phenomenon of an element existing in two or more physical forms

Alternative definition of the noun allotropy

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  1. [chemistry] A property, exhibited by some elements of existing in multiple forms with different atomic structures.

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Allotropy or allotropism is the property of some chemical elements to exist in two or more different forms, known as allotropes of these elements. Allotropes are different structural modifications of an element; the atoms of the element are bonded together in a different manner. For example, the allotropes of carbon include diamond, graphite, graphene, and fullerenes. The term allotropy is used for elements only, not for compounds. The more general term, used for any crystalline material, is polymorphism. Allotropy refers only to different forms of an element within the same phase; these different states are not, themselves, considered to be examples of allotropy.

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Google previewSteel and Iron. ... (1911)

by Arthur H. Hiorns

Allotropy is the capacity of an element to exhibit different properties, although its conditions are identical as regards chemical...

Howe prefers the following definition: Allotropy is a change in the properties of an element without change of state.

Google previewIntroduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry (1914)

by Joseph William Mellor

That property in virtue of which one element may exist in two or more forms with different properties is called allotropy—from Greek words meaning “ another shape." One allotropic form is an alias, so to speak, of the other. The less common ...

Google previewApplied Welding Engineering (2011)

Processes, Codes, and Standards by Ramesh Singh

ALLOTROPY Some metals and alloys exhibit different crystalline lattices at different temperatures – a phenomenon called allotropy. Allotropy is a very important property of materials; these allotropic changes are the basis for heat treatment ...

Google previewModern Inorganic Chemistry (1917)

by Joseph William Mellor

That property in virtue of which one element may exist in two or more forms with different properties is called allotropy—from the Greek biAAos (allos), another; ' rpo'nBs (tropos), shape. One allotropic form is an alias, so to speak, of the other.

Google previewPollution Control Technologies - Volume I (2009)

by Bhaskar Nath , Georgi Stefanov Cholakov

Allotropy – Associated Molecules Allotropy is the property of certain substances, usually pure elemental solids, to exist in different chemical modifications, e.g. phosphorus (white and red) and carbon (graphite, diamond, or fullerenes). The term ...

Google previewStudy Package for CLAT & LLB

by Bhardwaj, A P

Allotropy is the property of an element to exist in more than one form in the same physical state, and various forms are called Allotropes. ○ Carbon has three allotropes – diamond, graphite and amorphous carbon.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopædia: A.-Bel (1880)

ALLOTROPY is the term applied in chemistry to the existence of the same element in various forma, each of which, though containing no extraneous substance, possesses different properties from the others. The various conditions in wl uch a ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

ALLOTROPY is the term applied in chemistry to the existence of the same element in various forms, each of which, though containing no extraneous substance, possesses different properties from the others. The various conditions in which a ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1873)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

ALLOTROPY is the term applied in chemistry to the existence of the same elements in various forms, each of which, though containing no extraneous substance, possesses different properties from the others. The various conditions in which a ...

Google previewWhat Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter? (2009)

From Science to Ethics by Fritz Allhoff, Patrick Lin, Daniel Moore

Allotropy is the ability of the same compound to exist in different forms. In each of the forms, the atoms are bonded together in a different manner. 3 Richard Smalley, “Discovering the Fullerenes,” Review of Modern Physics 38 What Is ...

Google previewThe Nature of Matter Gr. 5-8

granules, soap, flower, bathing salt, magnets, tweezers, dish detergent, plastic or ceramic dishes, plates, cups, toothbrush, magnifying glass, food coloring, coffee filter Allotrope: Allotropy is the property of some chemical elements which.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

More commonly, allotropy occurs because of different crystal structures in the solid, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

More commonly, allotropy occurs because of different crystal structures inthe solid, ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

Allotropy 53 A interaction with water (H2O) gives alkaline hydroxides. Other potential but unconfirmed alkali metals are ununennium ( element Z = 238) and unhexennium (element Z= 338).

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Allotropy is generally restricted to describing polymorphic behavior and elements , terminal phases, and alloys whose behavior closely parallels that of the predominant constituent element. (2) The existence of a substance, especially an ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Terms (1920)

by James Fitton Couch

ALKANES 8 ALLOTROPY Alkanes. A generic term for the paraffin hydrocarbons proposed by A. W. Hofmann and retained by the Geneva Commission. Alkenes. A generic term for the olefins. Alkines. A generic term for the acetylenes. Alkoxyl.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

ALLOTROPY Uses of alkali metals in the free state are severely limited: Na and K are used as thermocarriers; Cs and other alkali metals as getters in vacuum equipment, etc. ALLOTROPY (fr. Gr. αλλoς, other, and τρoπη, turn) The ability of ...

Google previewEnglish / Kleer English Dictionary

by Robin Randall

lowercase Pronunciation Part of English English w/ syllablels Guide Speech INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE Words ALLOTROPY ALOTROPE a.|ot'.ro.pe (G»|Ót'rapë) n. ENDOTHELIUM ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

allotropy A chemical element that can occur in more than one form ( allotrope).

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