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hexad


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hexad  \Hex"ad\,  n.  [L.  hexas,  hexadis  the  number  six  Gr  ?,  ?, 
  fr  "e`x  six.]  (chem.) 
  An  atom  whose  valence  is  six  and  which  can  be  theoretically 
  combined  with  substituted  for  or  replaced  by  six  monad 
  atoms  or  radicals;  as  sulphur  is  a  hexad  in  sulphuric  acid. 
  Also  used  as  an  adjective. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hexad 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  five  and  one  [syn:  {six}, 
  {6},  {VI},  {sixer},  {sise},  {Captain  Hicks},  {half  a 
  dozen},  {sextet},  {sestet},  {sextuplet}] 




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