Definition of octavalent in English:

octavalent

Line breaks: octa|va¦lent
Pronunciation: /ˌɒktəˈveɪl(ə)nt
 
/

adjective

Chemistry
  • Having a valency of eight.
    More example sentences
    • More recently, an octavalent P. aeruginosa O-polysaccharide toxin, a conjugate vaccine.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space