Synonyms
Etymology

1. electron

noun. ['ˌɪˈlɛktrɑːn'] an elementary particle with negative charge.

Synonyms

  • negatron
  • delta ray
  • photoelectron
  • lepton
  • valence electron

Etymology

  • electrum (Latin)
  • ἤλεκτρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἠλέκτωρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Valence Electron

  • elektron

Example sentences of the word valence-electron


1. Noun Phrase
The elements in each column share similar properties and the same number of valence electrons.

2. Noun Phrase
This means that the valence electrons for these two columns exist in an s-orbital.

3. Noun Phrase
Hydrogen has one valence electron while carbon has four.

4. Noun Phrase
Since they are close to obtaining a full octet of valence electrons, the halogens are very reactive elements.

2. valence

noun. ['ˈveɪləns'] (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent).

Synonyms

  • valency
  • univalent
  • polyvalent
  • power
  • covalency
  • multivalent
  • powerfulness
  • covalence

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • monovalent
  • powerful
  • ineffectiveness

3. valence

noun. ['ˈveɪləns'] (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate.

Synonyms

  • valency
  • polyvalent
  • double
  • univalent
  • power
  • multivalent
  • bivalent
  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • univalent
  • multivalent
  • bivalent
  • polyvalent
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