diva lent

divalent

[dahy-vey-luhnt]
adjective Chemistry.
having a valence of two, as the ferrous ion, Fe ++ .

Origin:
1865–70; di-1 + -valent

divalence, noun
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divalent (daɪˈveɪlənt, ˈdaɪˌveɪ-)
 
adj
1.  having a valency of two
2.  having two valencies
 
di'valency
 
n

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divalent di·va·lent (dī-vā'lənt)
adj.
Bivalent.


di·va'lence or di·va'len·cy n.
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