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- adj. Describing a form of an element that exhibits allotropy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to allotropism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to or characterized by allotropy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or related to or exhibiting allotropism
Only such forms, however, as have different energy contents are properly called allotropic forms.
Now, the idea of allotropic expression - putting mitochondrial DNA in the nucleus - had already been suggested, though it hadn't actually at that point been suggested for aging.
The calcium in Gordon's bones transmogrified into an allotropic titanium-plutonium alloy; his nervous system mutated into a broadband fibre-optic TCP/IP network; his muscles became a carbonfibre-reinforced weave; his organs became high-capacity chemical processing plants.
In pure form, plutonium exists in six allotropic forms or crystal structure - more than any other element.
Carbon is found free in nature in three allotropic forms: amorphous, graphite, and diamond.
In 1969 a new allotropic form of carbon was produced during the sublimation of pyrolytic graphite at low pressures.
Someone should slap these people in the face and say (1) "charcoal" isn't a colour, it's an allotropic form of carbon, and (2) we want WHITE synthesisers.
A quick scan of the Internet will show hundreds of companies that sell allotropic oxygen.
The ice sheath went upward in tranquil allotropic, layers to a virtually featureless surface and an enormous, quietly circulating atmosphere of starlike composition.
As Oppy and Groves droned on about problems of the isolation of isotopes and allotropic states of plutonium, Joe wondered why he had gone to bed with Mrs Augustino.