Definition of Allomerism

1. Noun. (chemistry) variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form.

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Fluctuation, Variation
Derivative terms: Allomerous



Definition of Allomerism

1. n. Variability in chemical constitution without variation in crystalline form.

Definition of Allomerism

1. Noun. (chemistry) Variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form. ¹

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Medical Definition of Allomerism

1. Variability in chemical constitution without variation in crystalline form. Origin: Gr. Other + part. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allomerism

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allomerism (current term)
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Literary usage of Allomerism

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1. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1875)
"... the conception advanced by Professor Cooke, and rightly regarded by him of great importance to a correct science of mineralogy, he has named allomerism. ..."

2. Chemical and Physical Researches by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1881)
"The degree of allomerism would then be measured by the excess of the ... the degree of allomerism in this instance amounting to 12 per cent., and zinc being ..."

3. A New Basis for Chemistry: A Chemical Philosophy by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1891)
"In 1874 the writer noticed the variations in composition which JP Cooke, who had observed them in certain alloys, described under the name of allomerism. ..."

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