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divalent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Divalent  \Div"a*lent\,  a.  [Pref.  di-  +  L.  valens  valentis,  p. 
  pr  See  {Valence}.]  (Chem.) 
  Having  two  units  of  combining  power;  bivalent.  Cf  {Valence}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  divalent 
  adj  :  (chemistry)  having  a  valence  of  two  or  having  two  valences 
  [syn:  {bivalent}] 




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