Definitions for electrovalenceɪˌlɛk troʊˈveɪ ləns

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e•lec•tro•va•lenceɪˌlɛk troʊˈveɪ ləns(n.)

also e•lec`tro•va′len•cy

  1. the valence of an ion, equal to the number of positive or negative charges acquired by an atom through a loss or gain of electrons.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. Also called elec′trova′lent bond′.

    Category: Chemistry

    Ref: ionic bond.

Origin of electrovalence:

1920–25; electro (n ) +valence

e•lec`tro•va′lent•ly(adv.)

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