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hexavalent

[hek-suh-vey-luh nt] /ˈhɛk səˌveɪ lənt/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
having a valence of six.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; hexa- + -valent
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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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hexavalent

/ˌhɛksəˈveɪlənt/
adjective
1.
(chem) having a valency of six Also sexivalent
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