Electrovalence definition

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The number of electric charges lost or gained by an atom in such a transfer.
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Valence characterized by the transfer of electrons from atoms of one element to atoms of another during the formation of an ionic bond between the atoms.
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The number of electrons an atom gains or loses in forming a compound during a chemical reaction.
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Alternative form of electrovalency.
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