Valence may refer to:

In molecules, atoms, or subatomic particles

* Valence (chemistry)
* Valence bond theory in chemistry
* Valence shell in chemistry
* Valence band in physics
* Valence quarks (see quark model) in particle physics

In other sciences

* Valency (linguistics)
* Valence (psychology) (and neuroscience), referring to the emotional value associated with a stimulus; e.g., a familiar face can have positive valence
* Valence effect, another page on the psychological phenomenon
* The degree (graph theory), or valency, of a vertex in graph theory (mathematics)
* Univalent function in mathematics

Places in France

* Valence, Drôme, "préfecture" (capital) of the Drôme "département"
* Valence, Charente, in the Charente "département"
* Valence, Tarn-et-Garonne, in the Tarn-et-Garonne "département"

;Other places
* Arrondissement of Valence, one of three "arrondissements" of the Drôme "département". Valence, Drôme, is the "sous-préfecture" (capital) of this "arrondissement"
* An ancient diocese of Valence (see Viviers, Ardèche)
* Valence-d'Albigeois, in the Tarn "département"
* Valence-en-Brie, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Valence-sur-Baïse, in the Gers "département"

Other uses

* Valence Technology

ee also

* Valentia disambiguation page

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  • VALENCE — À toute représentation de la matière qui la suppose grenue, se rattachent deux genres d’intuitions, l’une privilégiant les formes, l’autre les forces. On peut, en effet, imaginer sous le mode de l’intensité les interactions entre les particules… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Valence CF — Valencia Club de Fútbol Généralités Surnom(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Valence FC — Valence CF Valencia Club de Fútbol Généralités Surnom(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Valence — Valence …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Valence — puede referirse a varias localidades de Francia: Valence, comuna francesa y prefectura del departamento de Drôme; llamada también Valence sur Rhône y antiguamente en español Valencia de Francia. Valence, comuna francesa del departamento de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Valence HB — Valence Handball Généralités …   Wikipédia en Français

  • VALENCE — VALENCE, chief town of the department of Dôme, S.E. France, part of the ancient province of Dauphiné. The establishment of the Jewish community in Valence does not go back earlier than 1323; however, the decision of the council held in the town… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Valence — Va lence, n. [From L. valens, entis, p. pr. of valere to have power, to be strong. See {Valiant}.] (Chem.) The degree of combining power of an atom (or radical) as shown by the number of atoms of hydrogen (or of other monads, as chlorine, sodium …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valence — n. pl. valencies [vā′ləns] n. [LL valentia, worth, capacity < L, vigor < valens, prp. of valere, to be strong: see VALUE] Chem. 1. the capacity of an element or radical to combine with another to form molecules, as measured by the number of …   English World dictionary

  • Valence —   [va lãs], Stadt in Südfrankreich, Verwaltungssitz des Départements Drôme, an der mittleren Rhône unterhalb der Isèremündung, 63 400 Einwohner; Bischofssitz; Kunstmuseum; landwirtschaftliches Handelszentrum in einem Obstbaugebiet; Maschinen und… …   Universal-Lexikon

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