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allotropy


allotropy

noun al·lot·ro·py \ə-ˈlä-trə-pē\
plural al·lot·ro·pies

Definition of ALLOTROPY

:  the existence of a substance and especially an element in two or more different forms (as of crystals) usually in the same phase
al·lo·trop·ic \ˌal-ə-ˈträp-ik\ adjective
al·lo·trop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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