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Noun Concept
Categories: Chemical properties, Chemical bonding, Dimensionless numbers of chemistry
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valence  valency  valency number
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(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent) WordNet 3.0
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(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In chemistry, the valence or valency of an element is the measure of its combining capacity with other atoms when it forms chemical compounds or molecules. Wikipedia
Maximum number of univalent atoms that may combine with an atom of the element under consideration, or with a fragment, or for which an atom of this element can be substituted Wikidata
A measure of the number of chemical bonds formed by the atoms of a given element (source: Wikipedia). OmegaWiki
The combining capacity of an atom, radical or functional group determined by the number of electrons that it will lose, gain, or share when it combines with other atoms etc. Wiktionary
Chemistry: combining capacity. Wiktionary (translation)