Definition of Multivalency

1. Noun. (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two.

Exact synonyms: Multivalence, Polyvalence, Polyvalency
Generic synonyms: State
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Derivative terms: Multivalent, Multivalent, Polyvalent, Polyvalent



Definition of Multivalency

1. Noun. The property of being multivalent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multivalency

multitudinousness
multiturbine
multiturreted
multiubiquitin
multiubiquitination
multiubiquitylation
multiunion
multiunit
multiusage
multiuse
multiuser
multiusing
multivacancy
multivalence
multivalences
multivalency (current term)
multivalent
multivalent vaccine
multivalents
multivalley
multivalue
multivalued
multivaluedness
multivalve
multivalves
multivalvular
multivariable
multivariance
multivariant
multivariate

Literary usage of Multivalency

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1907)
"planation of multivalency and tautomerism, which have hitherto found but a vague interpretation. In this connection may be mentioned the mathematical ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"... shown that close-packed homogeneous assemblages of spheres possess others which lead to simple physical interpretations of multivalency and tautomerism. ..."

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