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Allotrope ({{{1}}})

  1. (chemistry) Any form of an element that has a distinctly different molecular structure to another form of the same element.
    • Ozone (O3) is an allotrope of oxygen, normally O2
    • Note: Different structural forms of a compound are isomers.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Ancient Greek ἄλλος (allos), other), and τρόπος (tropos), changing).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: /a.lɔ.tʁɔp/

Noun[edit | edit source]

Allotrope m. (plural Allotropes)

  1. (chemistry) allotrope.
    L’ozone est un allotrope de l’oxygène — Ozone is an allotrope of oxygen.

Adjective[edit | edit source]


  1. (chemistry) allotropic.

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ar:allotrope fr:allotrope io:allotrope pl:allotrope ta:allotrope zh:allotrope

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