HyperDic: allotrope

English > 1 sense of the word allotrope:
NOUNsubstanceallotropea structurally different form of an element
allotrope > pronunciation
Soundsae'lahtrow.p
Rhymesantelope ... tope: 34 rhymes with owp...
English > allotrope: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA structurally different form of an element.
Example"graphite and diamond are allotropes of carbon"
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Spanishalótropo
Catalanal·lòtrop
Adjectivesallotropicof or related to or exhibiting allotropism

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