Definition of valency


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • valency is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • valency is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of valency

  • (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. valence

  • (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. valence

  • the phenomenon of forming chemical bonds (noun)

See definition of valency in Merriam Webster