valent

adjective
(chemistry) having valence; usually used in combination
Pertains to noun: ↑valence
Derivationally related forms: ↑valency
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science

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  • -valent — valent, ente ♦ Élément, de équivalent (en chimie), signifiant « qui a pour valence » : monovalent, bivalent, trivalent, tétravalent. valent élément, du lat. valens, ppr. de valere, valoir . ⇒ VALENT, élém. formant Élém. tiré du lat. valens,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • valent — valént adj. m., pl. valénţi; f. sg. valéntă, pl. valénte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  VALÉNT, Ă adj. (Liv.) Curajos, viteaz; puternic, brav. [cf …   Dicționar Român

  • -valent — [vā′lənt] [< L valens: see VALENCE] Chem. suffix meaningChem. suffix 1. having a specified valence 2. having a specified number of valences: Although both the Greek set of prefixes ( mono , di , tri , tetra , penta , etc.) and the Latin ( uni …   English World dictionary

  • valent — a, valènt, o adj. vaillante. expr. Valent coma una espasa rovilhosa : vaillant comme une épée rouillée. voir ardit, brave …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • -valent — adjective combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin valent , valens 1. having a (specified) valence or valences < bivalent > < multivalent > 2. having (so many) chromosomal strands or homologous chromosomes <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -valent — a combining form with the meanings having a valence (quadrivalent), having homologous chromosomes (univalent), having antibodies (multivalent), of the number specified by the initial element. [ < L valent (s. of valens, prp. of valere to be… …   Universalium

  • -valent — chem. aff. a combining form with the meanings “having a valence” (quadrivalent), “having homologous chromosomes” (univalent), “having antibodies” (multivalent), of the number specified by the initial element • Etymology: < L valent , s. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • valent — ×vãlent prt. žr. 1 valei: Aš pėsčia eisiu vãlent Smal. Ne ką až pionyčios (girtuoklio), tai valent suvis netekėt Dglš. ^ O kad tave vãlent! Rš …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • -valent — a combining form with the meanings having a valence (quadrivalent), having homologous chromosomes (univalent), having antibodies (multivalent), of the number specified by the initial element. [ < L valent (s. of valens, prp. of valere to be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • valent — adjective Having valence …   Wiktionary

  • valent — Possessing valence. * * * va·lent vā lənt adj having valence usu. used in combination <bivalent> <multivalent> …   Medical dictionary

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