Definition of sexivalent in English:

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sexivalent

Pronunciation: /ˌseksəˈvālənt/

adjective

Chemistry
Another term for hexavalent.
Example sentences
  • However, toxic sexivalent chromium compounds are produced under oxidizing condition.
  • Sexivalent chrome is a long-known toxic material that has been subject to strict laws in each country concerning disposal from factories and worker health regulations.

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Syllabification: sex·i·va·lent

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