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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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Carbon nanotube, commonly referred to as CNT, is another common form of carbon allotropes that has been studied extensively for its TE properties [5, 109].
In addition, most of the aforementioned studies have focused on the electronic and mechanical properties of graphyne allotropes, and only a few are available on vibration behavior.
As a matter of fact, the discovery of fullerenes greatly expanded the number of known carbon allotropes, which until recently were limited to graphite, diamond, and amorphous carbon such as soot and charcoal Both buckyballs and carbon nanotubes, also referred to as buckytubes, have been the focus of intense investigation, for their unique chemistry as well as their technological applications in materials science, electronics, and nanotechnology [7].
Similarly, a comparison of the Raman spectra of two carbon allotropes, diamond and graphite, easily distinguishes the two materials even though both are composed entirely of C-C bonds.
The trick is to find the few that can actually be created and stick around, thus joining the family of carbon "allotropes," which includes graphite and amorphous carbons such as soot (both found in nature) as well as lab-produced substances such as graphene, carbon nanotubes and fullerenes.
The late 20th century witnessed creation of several synthetic carbon allotropes that differ from naturally occurring forms of carbon.
His desire for Christine Callaghan is registered by Jim Dixon in a complex physiological experience: 'He wanted to implode his features, to crush air from his mouth, in a way and to a degree that might be set against the mess of feelings she aroused in him: indignation, grief, resentment, peevishness, spite, and sterile anger, all the allotropes of pain.' (66) Jim's 'mess' of feelings actually appear as anything but messy--the precision of their neat listing assures the reader that they represent a qualifiable experience, submissive to a (masculine) agenda of rational organization.
They are composed of carbon allotropes - varied arrangements of carbon atoms, exhibiting unique properties of strength and electrical conductivity.Traditional methods for reading the genetic script, made up of four nucleotide bases, adenine, thymine, cytosine and guanine (labeled A,T,C,&G), typically rely on shredding the DNA molecule into hundreds of thousands of pieces, reading these abbreviated sections and finally, reconstructing the full genetic sequence with the aid of massive computing power.
On October 31, 2008, EPA issued a notice stating that it "generally considers CNT's (carbon nanotubes) to be chemical substances distinct from graphite or other allotropes of carbon listed on the TSCA inventory.
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Following this, each entry lists allotropes, re-borrowings, and calques in Syriac and then the Iranian words that are related to the Syriac word.