Definitions for trivalenttraɪˈveɪ lənt, ˈtrɪv ə lənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trivalent(adj)

    having a valence of three


  1. trivalent(Adjective)

    having a valence of 3

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trivalent(adj)

    having a valence of three; capable of being combined with, substituted for, or compared with, three atoms of hydrogen; -- said of triad atoms or radicals; thus, nitrogen is trivalent in ammonia

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