What is valence?

  • (noun): (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent).
    Synonyms: valency
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Some articles on valence:

Multivalent - Valence Versus Oxidation State
... Because of the ambiguity of the term valence, nowadays other notations are used in practice ... of an atom in a molecule gives the number of valence electrons it has gained or lost ... Elements in a high oxidation state can have a valence larger than four ...
List Of Rugby Union Clubs In France - V
... Club Full name Town 2011–12 Valence Sportif Valence Sportif Valence (Drôme) Fédérale 2 RC Vichy Racing Club Vichy Rugby Vichy (Allier) Fédérale 2 ...
ASOA Valence
... Association Sportive d'Origine Arménienne de Valence was a French football team playing in the city of Valence, Drôme ...
Canton Of Valence
... The Canton of Valence is one of the 12 cantons of the arrondissement of Castelsarrasin, in the Tarn-et-Garonne department, in southern France ... Espalais Gasques Golfech Goudourville Lamagistère Montjoi Perville Pommevic Saint-Clair Valence Cantons of the Tarn-et-Garonne department Auvillar Beaumont-de-Lomagne Bourg-de-Visa Castelsarrasin-1 ...
The Cherry Valence
... The Cherry Valence is an American garage rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina ... Cherry Valence is a reference to the character from The Outsiders (novel), a 1967 novel by S ...

More definitions of "valence":

  • (noun): (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate.
    Synonyms: valency