Re: Interesting Sailboats
n polyvalence (toxicology) the state of being capable of counteracting more than one toxin or antigen or kind of microorganism
n polyvalence (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
From your link.... still
Are we trying to say 'versatile'??? multipurpose?? I would say that in this context the terms polyvalent or multivalent are not routinely used this side of the pond.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Last edited by Faster; 12-04-2013 at 03:15 PM.