hexavalent

[ hek-suh-vey-luh nt ]
/ ˈhɛk səˌveɪ lənt /
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adjective Chemistry.

having a valence of six.

Origin of hexavalent

First recorded in 1885–90; hexa- + -valent
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British Dictionary definitions for hexavalent

hexavalent

/ (ˌhɛksəˈveɪlənt) /

adjective

chem having a valency of sixAlso: sexivalent

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