bivalence


bivalence
bivalence 1868; see BIVALENT (Cf. bivalent) + -ENCE (Cf. -ence).

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  • bivalence — [ bivalɑ̃s ] n. f. • mil. XXe; de bivalent ♦ Didact., sc. Caractère de ce qui est bivalent. La bivalence d une molécule. Fam. Caractère de ce qui a deux fonctions. ⇒ polyvalence. La bivalence de certains enseignants. ● bivalence nom féminin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bivalence — [bī vā′lən sē, biv′ələn sēbī vā′ləns, bī′vā΄ləns] n. the quality or state of being bivalent: also bivalency [bī vā′lən sē, biv′ələn sē] * * * See bivalent. * * * …   Universalium

  • bivalence — bivalence, principle of …   Philosophy dictionary

  • bivalence — [bī vā′lən sē, biv′ələn sēbī vā′ləns, bī′vā΄ləns] n. the quality or state of being bivalent: also bivalency [bī vā′lən sē, biv′ələn sē] …   English World dictionary

  • bivalence — noun The state or quality of being bivalent …   Wiktionary

  • bivalence — bi·va·lence ( )bī vā lən(t)s n bivalency * * * bi·va·lence (bi vaґləns) the property of being bivalent …   Medical dictionary

  • bivalence — n. state of having two valences, state of having a valence of two (Chemistry); pair of homologous chromosomes (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bivalence — [bʌɪ veɪl(ə)ns] noun Logic the existence of only two states or truth values (e.g. true and false) …   English new terms dictionary

  • bivalence — bi·valence …   English syllables

  • Bivalence —    см. Двузначность …   Философский словарь Спонвиля