Octavalent Oc*tav"a*lent, a. [Octa- + L. valens, p. pr. See {Valence}.] (Chem.) Having a valence of eight; capable of being combined with, exchanged for, or compared with, eight atoms of hydrogen; -- said of certain atoms or radicals. [1913 Webster]

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  • octavalent — /ok teuh vay leuhnt/, adj. Chem. having a valence of eight. [1875 80; OCTA + VALENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • octavalent — adjective having a valence of 8 …   Wiktionary

  • octavalent — Denoting a chemical element or radical having a combining power (valency) of eight. SYN: octad (1). * * * oc·ta·va·lent .äk tə vā lənt adj having a valence of eight * * * oc·ta·va·lent (ok″tə vaґlənt) [octa + L. valens able]… …   Medical dictionary

  • octavalent — adj. having a valence of eight (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • octavalent — [ˌɒktə veɪl(ə)nt] adjective Chemistry having a valency of eight …   English new terms dictionary

  • octavalent — oc·ta·valent …   English syllables

  • octavalent — /ˈɒktəveɪlənt/ (say oktuhvayluhnt) adjective having a valency of eight. –octavalence, octavalency, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • octavalent — adj. Chem. having a valency of eight. Etymology: OCTA + VALENCE(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • octad — 1. SYN: octavalent. 2. An octavalent element or radical. [L. octo, eight] …   Medical dictionary

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