Meaning of allotropy

al•lot•ro•py

Pronunciation: (u-lo'tru-pē), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a property of certain elements, as carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus, of existing in two or more distinct forms; allomorphism.
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