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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of electrovalency.


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