(chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
Derivationally related forms: ↑multivalent (for: ↑multivalency), ↑multivalent, ↑polyvalent (for: ↑polyvalency), ↑polyvalent (for: ↑polyvalence)
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑state

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multivāˈlence (or /-tivˈə-/) or multivāˈlency (or /-tivˈə-/) noun
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Main Entry:multi-

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  • multivalency — noun (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two • Syn: ↑polyvalence, ↑polyvalency, ↑multivalence • Derivationally related forms: ↑multivalent, ↑multivalent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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