Definitions for quadrivalentˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ri•va•lentˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-(adj.)

  1. having a valence of four; tetravalent.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. exercising four different valences, as antimony with valences of 5, 4, 3, and −3.

    Category: Chemistry

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  1. quadrivalent(Adjective)

    Having a valence of four.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadrivalent(adj)

    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


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