In the free state carbon occurs in three allotropic forms, two of which are crystalline and one amorphous.
They have their allotropic forms, but cannot be changed into one another.
This was purely formal, in order to register a breach of confidence as an allotropic form of good faith.
I am a gentleman in allotropic form'; that was as much as I ever heard him say.
An example of this is seen in the case of carbon in its three allotropic conditions—charcoal, graphite and diamond.
In short, these elements seem to impede the allotropic change of the iron itself.
The elements even have allotropic forms corresponding very closely to those of sulphur.
Sir: In a recently published lecture, Mr. Meldola seems to call in question the existence of allotropic silver.
Like this latter element, it is capable of assuming three allotropic forms—the amorphous, the vitreous, and the crystalline.
Of the many forms of allotropic silver, two of the best marked are the blue and the yellow.
allotropic al·lo·trop·ic (āl'ə-trŏp'ĭk)
Relating to allotropism.
Characterizing one who is preoccupied with the reactions of others.