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Dictionary entry overview: What does valence electron mean?
• VALENCE ELECTRON (noun)
The noun VALENCE ELECTRON has 1 sense:
1. an electron in the outer shell of an atom which can combine with other atoms to form molecules
Familiarity information: VALENCE ELECTRON used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An electron in the outer shell of an atom which can combine with other atoms to form molecules
Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
Hypernyms ("valence electron" is a kind of...):
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