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  Definition of Valence
  1. (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent)
  2. (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
Similar Words: valency

 

Hyponyms: covalence, covalency

 

Attributes: monovalent, univalent, polyvalent, multivalent, bivalent, double

 

Anagrams: valance, enclave

 

 
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