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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 va·len·cy /ˈvelənsɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Val·en·cy n.; pl. Valencies  Chem. (a) See Valence. (b) A unit of combining power; a so-called bond of affinity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the phenomenon of forming chemical bonds
      2: (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact
         as with antigens or a biological substrate [syn: valence]
      3: (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining
         power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or
         the equivalent) [syn: valence]