Definitions for quadrivalentˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-
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Having a valence of four.
having a valence of four; capable of combining with, being replaced by, or compared with, four monad atoms; tetravalent; -- said of certain atoms and radicals; thus, carbon and silicon are quadrivalent elements
Origin: [Quadri- + L. valens, -entis, p. pr. See Valence.]
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