Definition of “allotropy” - English Dictionary

“allotropy” in British English

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allotropynoun [ U ]

uk /əˈlɒt.rə.piː/ us /əˈlɑː.trə.piː/ specialized
allotropic
adjective uk /ˌæl.əˈtrɒp.ɪk/ us /ˌæl.əˈtrɑː.pɪk/

Diamond and graphite are allotropic forms of carbon.

(Definition of “allotropy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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