Definitions for quadrivalentˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-

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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

  2. Origin: [Quadri- + L. valens, -entis, p. pr. See Valence.]

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