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divalent definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a valence of 2.
    • Having a valence of two.
    • Having two units of incorporating energy; bivalent. Cf. valence.
    • having a valence of two or having two valences
    • Having a valence of 2.
    • Having a valence of two.
    • Having two devices of combining energy; bivalent. Cf. valence.
    • having a valence of two or having two valences
    • Having a valence of 2.
    • Having a valence of two.
    • Having two units of combining power; bivalent. Cf. valence.
    • having a valence of two or having two valences
  • others:
    • In chem., having capacity to complement two monovalent atoms. Therefore, the air atom therefore the radical CH2 tend to be divalent.
    • In chem., having power to match two monovalent atoms. Therefore, the oxygen atom and also the radical CH2 are divalent.
    • In chem., having capacity to complement two monovalent atoms. Therefore, the oxygen atom and the radical CH2 tend to be divalent.
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