from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Valence characterized by the transfer of electrons from atoms of one element to atoms of another during the formation of an ionic bond between the atoms.
- n. The number of electric charges lost or gained by an atom in such a transfer.
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- n. Alternative form of electrovalency.
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