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valency
American English: /ˈveɪlənsi/
British English: /ˈveɪl(ə)nsi/

Translation of valency in Spanish:

noun plural -cies

  • 1.1 (Chemistry) oxygen has a valency of two
    el oxígeno tiene valencia dos or es bivalente
    Example sentences
    • The degree of flocculation, and hence randomness of particle orientations on sedimentation, generally increases with the concentration and valency of the cations in the solution.
    • It is well-known that aggregation can be induced by changes in pH, the salt concentration, valency of ions, or the polarity of the solvent.
    • Depending on the charges of additional groups that may be bound to the phosphate group, phospholipids in water can have a valency between - 2 and + 1, and also neutral groups are possible.
    1.2 (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • The purpose of this paper is to study the factors involved in the changing valency of the reflexes of ABHORRERE / ABHORRESCERE in Castilian, ie aborrir ~ aburrir and aborre cer.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.