transitive verb
al·​lot·​ro·​pize | \ əˈlä‧trəˌpīz \

Definition of allotropize

: to change from one allotropic form to another

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First Known Use of allotropize

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allotropize

allotropy + -ize

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“Allotropize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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