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electrovalence

 [e-lek″tro-va´lens]
1. the number of charges an atom acquires in a chemical reaction by gain or loss of electrons.
2. the bonding resulting from such transfer of electrons. adj., adj electrova´lent.
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These moholes contain a quasi-sacred dimension, "a higher electrovalent power" (RS 182).
Moreover, the inorganic salts broke the electrovalent bonds of zwitterionic copolymer and damaged its intermolecular association.
These N[H.sub.2] groups react with glyoxal and produce strong primary electrovalent bonds to improve mechanical strength of the crosslinked resin (25-27).