Definition of Octets

1. Noun. (plural of octet) ¹



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Definition of Octets

1. octet [n] - See also: octet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Octets

octavo
octavofinal
octavos
octavus
octaword
octene
octenes
octennial
octennially
octenyl
octeract
octeracts
octet
octet rule
octetonium
octets (current term)
octett
octette
octettes
octetts
octi-
octic
octics
octile
octiles
octillion
octillionfold
octillions
octillionth
octitol

Literary usage of Octets

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

1. Second Year College Chemistry by William Henry Chapin (1922)
"We then have the 2 octets joined through the common pair, thus: FIG. 17. ... The pair of electrons held in common between 2 octets represents what we call a ..."

2. Contemporary Science by Benjamin Harrow (1921)
"As a result of the sharing of electrons between octets' the number of octets that can be formed from a given. number of electrons is increased. ..."

3. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1871)
"... of % ^octets of No. 985. VOL. XIX. - #• - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1871. All communication for the Society ..."

4. Atomic Theories by F. H. Loring (1921)
"As a result of the sharing of electrons between octets, the number of octets that can be formed from a given number of electrons is increased. ..."

5. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Language Reference:: Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Volumes 1-4 by SAS Institute (2006)
"... universal character set code in 2 octets (UCS2), Unicode encoding Writes a big-endian, 16-bit, universal character set code in 2 octets (UCS2) character ..."

6. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Frederick Hutton Getman (1922)
"Let n be the number of octets formed by their combination, and let p be the number of pairs of electrons held in common by the octets. ..."

7. SAS 9.1 National Language Support (Nls): User's Guide by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"... writes a big-endian, 16-bit, universal character set code in 2 octets (UCS2), character string in the encoding of the current SAS session. ..."

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