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valency

(esp US and Canadian), valence
1. Chem a property of atoms or groups, equal to the number of atoms of hydrogen that the atom or group could combine with or displace in forming compounds
2. Immunol
a. the number of antigen-binding sites on an antibody molecule
b. the number of antigen-binding sites with which an antigen can combine

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Cross another stile then follow track across the field to a gate, then take the track way-marked Valency Valley through Minster Wood.
Now for the quantitative characteristic of the relation of a species to a certain factor, we suggested using only the concept of "ecological valency," and for a complex of factors--"tolerance" or "biontnost" [2,4,28-30].
This analysis implied the identification of the clause pattern, the main lexical verb of the sentence, and the valency.
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The subjunction of {P;N} to {P} in (2) obeys the basic valency of {P}: "/{P;N}".
Observe that (morphological) transitivity, rather than semantic valency, is crucial; the AI stem waan-ii- is morphologically intransitive, although semantically there are arguably both a sayer and something being said:
Therefore, the terms gain greater valency through their use becoming more productive.
The vaience-shell electron-pair repulsion (VSEPR) theory of directed valency.
Remove vertices of valency at least 2[absolute value of L] /3.
In this research, five canonical Persian constructions are identified based on valency and transitivity.