[kwod-ruh-vey-luh nt, kwo-driv-uh-] /ˌkwɒd rəˈveɪ lənt, kwɒˈdrɪv ə-/
having a valence of four; tetravalent.
exhibiting four different valences, as antimony with valences of 5, 4, 3, and −3.
(chem) another word for tetravalent
quadrivalent quad·ri·va·lent (kwŏd’rə-vā’lənt)
[kwo-driv-ee-uh l] /kwɒˈdrɪv i əl/ adjective 1. having four ways or roads meeting in a point. 2. (of ways or roads) leading in four directions. 3. of or relating to the quadrivium. /kwɒˈdrɪvɪəl/ adjective 1. having or consisting of four roads meeting at a point 2. (of roads or ways) going in four directions 3. […]
[kwo-driv-ee-uh m] /kwɒˈdrɪv i əm/ noun, plural quadrivia [kwo-driv-ee-uh] /kwɒˈdrɪv i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. (during the Middle Ages) the more advanced division of the seven liberal arts, comprising arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music. /kwɒˈdrɪvɪəm/ noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə) 1. (in medieval learning) the higher division of the seven liberal arts, consisting of arithmetic, geometry, […]
[kwo-droon] /kwɒˈdrun/ noun, Older Use: Often Offensive. 1. a person having one-fourth black ancestry; the offspring of a mulatto and a white. /kwɒˈdruːn/ noun 1. the offspring of a Mulatto and a White person; a person who is one-quarter Black n. 1707, “offspring of a white and a mulatto,” from Spanish cuarteron (used chiefly of […]
[kwod-ruh-min-ee-uh m] /ˌkwɒd rəˈmɪn i əm/ noun 1. a building consisting of four individually owned apartments or living units.