• enPR: vā'lənsē, IPA: /ˈveɪlənsi/

valency (mostly UK)

  1. (graph theory) The number of edges connected to a vertex in a graph.
    Synonyms: degree
  2. (especially, chemistry) Valence.
  3. (linguistics) The capacity of a verb to take a specific number of arguments.
    Synonyms: valence
  4. The capacity of something to combine with other things.

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