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al·lo·trope

(al'ō-trōp), Do not confuse this word with allotope.
One of several forms, differing in physical properties, that an element may assume; for example, carbon black, graphite, and diamonds are all allotropes of pure carbon.
[allo- + G. tropos, a turning]

al·lo·trope

(al'ō-trōp)
An element in one of the allotropic forms that it may assume.
[allo- + G. tropos, a turning]
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27) Allotropes are one of two or more existing forms of an element.
This famous passage is not lost on Miller, especially given their shared interest in the censored "soot:" This passage's topic shows where Miller's extension and development from his predecessors is most apparent: "the old stable ego:" As with Lawrence, the stable ego is banished by Miller, and while we may allow for a constant libidinal current, its expression is an allotrope, and hence the allotropic self is subject to radical reorientation.
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Special emphasis is placed on a comprehensive discussion of cobaltite properties in different allotropes, such as trigonal, hexagonal and Ruddlesden-Popper type.
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He investigated the various allotropes of arsenic, sulphur, and phosphorus, and in 1891 discovered iron pentacarbonyl [8].
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But it is part of Professor Nussbaum's brief--as, in a way, it was of Mill's--to encourage us to dispense with moral aversion, of which shame and disgust are prominent allotropes.
The first-place winner this year was Melanie Tomsons, Pasadena Academy, Pasadena, who wrote a critical study of the allotropes of carbon, while the second prize was awarded to Julie-Ann Mayo of Herdman Collegiate in Corner Brook.