octad definition

  • noun:
    • an organization or series of eight.
    • a small grouping of eight things
    • An atom or radical which includes a valence of eight, or perhaps is octavalent.
    • several eight things.
    • A system or number of eight.
    • the cardinal number that is the sum of seven plus one
  • others:
    • Having stability equal to that eight monad atoms, as platinum within the dual chlorid of platinum and potassium (K2PtCl6).

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