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"isotope" in British English

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isotopenoun [C]

uk   /ˈaɪ.sə.təʊp/  us   /-toʊp/ specialized
a ​form of an ​atom that has a different atomicweight from other ​forms of the same ​atom but the same ​chemicalstructure: a ​radioactive isotope of ​hydrogen
(Definition of isotope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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isotopenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑɪ·səˌtoʊp/
physics, chemistry a ​form of an ​atom which has a different ​atomicmass from other ​forms of the same ​atom but the same ​chemicalstructure
(Definition of isotope from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “isotope”
in Spanish isótope…
in Vietnamese đồng vị…
in Malaysian isotop…
in Thai ไอโซโทป…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同位素…
in Indonesian isotop…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同位素…
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