valency electron

noun

chem an electron in the outer shell of an atom, responsible for forming chemical bonds

Nearby words

  1. valence-conduction band,
  2. valencia,
  3. valencia, guillermo,
  4. valenciennes,
  5. valency,
  6. valency grammar,
  7. valens,
  8. valentia,
  9. valentine,
  10. valentine's day

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