any of two or more different forms of the same chemical compound.
Linguistics. one of the alternate contextually determined phonological shapes of a morpheme, as en in oxen, which is an allomorph of the English plural morpheme.
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(linguistics) any of the phonological representations of a single morpheme. For example, the final (s) and (z) sounds of bets and beds are allomorphs of the English noun-plural morpheme
any of two or more different crystalline forms of a chemical compound, such as a mineral

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  • Allon

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    a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original. performed with the body and one arm stretched forward: an arabesque allongé.

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