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  • n. Plural form of valency.


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  • The arrangement of the elements, or of groups of elements in the order of their atomic weights, corresponds to their so-called valencies, as well as, to some extent, to their distinctive chemical properties; as is apparent among other series in that of Li, Be, Ba, C,

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  • What is more, the charges that needed to be attributed to ions to explain electrolysis were themselves linked to the valencies of the chemists.

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  • And then perhaps a multiplicity of valencies that may go beyond our imagination.

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  • I liked the idea of it but when it got to valencies and equations and stuff I just lost interest.

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  • Their ability to get to the root of a chord or ground a question about volts and valencies is a huge source of happiness to me.

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  • He introduced the system of 'Stock notation' in 1919 for naming inorganic compounds containing elements with variable valencies (for example copper (I) sulphate and copper (II) sulphate) and introduced the word 'ligand' in transition metal chemistry.

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  • Bill Nye’s alternate title “Fe2Man” must have been rejected for having too many valencies.


  • ratio of the valencies of the element in the oxides and the formulae of the oxides? en Español

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