Definition of Multivalence

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

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



Definition of Multivalence

1. n. Quality, state, or degree, of a multivalent element, atom, or radical.

Definition of Multivalence

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Medical Definition of Multivalence

1. Quality, state, or degree, of a multivalent element, atom, or radical. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multivalence

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

Literary usage of Multivalence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Chemical Philosophy by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1882)
"In the first place it is evident that the integrity of every complex molecule depends upon the multivalence of one or more of its atoms. ..."

2. Princples of Chemical Philosophy by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1874)
"... be overlooked if not dwelt upon specially; namely, that on the multivalence of one or more of its atoms depends the integrity of every complex molecule. ..."

3. Crimson Architectural Historians 1994-2002 by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2002)
"... comes to the fore in I the use of concepts like multivalence, pluralism and * heterogeneity. By dismantling the linear historicism, or ahistoricism, ..."

4. Principles of Chemical Philosophy by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1882)
"In the first place it is evident that the integrity of every complex molecule depends upon the multivalence of one or more of its atoms. ..."

5. Princples of Chemical Philosophy by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1874)
"... be overlooked if not dwelt upon specially; namely, that on the multivalence of one or more of its atoms depends the integrity of every complex molecule. ..."

6. Crimson Architectural Historians 1994-2002 by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2002)
"... comes to the fore in I the use of concepts like multivalence, pluralism and * heterogeneity. By dismantling the linear historicism, or ahistoricism, ..."

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