How Do You Spell VALENCE?

Correct spelling for the English word "valence" is [v_ˈeɪ_l_ə_n_s], [vˈe͡ɪləns], [vˈe‍ɪləns]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of VALENCE is VALENCES

Definition of VALENCE

  1. The degree of combining power of an atom (or radical) as shown by the number of atoms of hydrogen (or of other monads, as chlorine, sodium, etc.) with which it will combine, or for which it can be substituted, or with which it can be compared; thus, an atom of hydrogen is a monad, and has a valence of one; the atoms of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon are respectively dyads, triads, and tetrads, and have a valence respectively of two, three, and four.

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Common Misspellings for VALENCE

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Usage Examples for VALENCE

  1. This is De Valence! - "The Scottish Chiefs" by Jane Porter
  2. The chief among them was Monluc, bishop of Valence, a well- meaning and moderate man even in religious matters, who, convinced of the impossibility of carrying on the war any further with success, gave way step by step before the inflexible purpose of the English plenipotentiary, William Cecil. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
  3. Salt water is the ultimate source of all, except F. 3. Similarity of valence. - "An Introduction to Chemical Science" by R.P. Williams
  4. We might have done a good deal worse had we stopped at progressive, up- to- date Valence, where automobile tourists usually do stop, but we took the offering of the small town instead of the large one, and found it, as usual, very good. - "The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  5. How the Count Bougart of Valence made war on Count Garin of Beaucaire,- war so great, so marvelous, and so mortal that never a day dawned but always he was there, by the gates and walls and barriers of the town, with a hundred knights, and ten thousand men- at- arms, horsemen and footmen: so burned he the count's land, and spoiled his country, and slew his men. - "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various