hexavalent

[hek-suh-vey-luhnt]
adjective Chemistry.
having a valence of six.


Origin:
1885–90; hexa- + -valent

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hexavalent (ˌhɛksəˈveɪlənt)
 
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chem Also: sexivalent having a valency of six

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Dry hexavalent chromium flakes are occasionally added to tanks, which can generate airborne particulates of hexavalent chromium.
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