Synonyms and Antonyms for valence-electron

1. valence electron (n.)

an electron in the outer shell of an atom which can combine with other atoms to form molecules


2. electron (n.)

an elementary particle with negative charge


3. valence (n.)

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

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4. valence (n.)

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

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