Valeric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Valeric (Chem) Valerianic; specifically, designating any one of three metameric acids, of which the typical one (called also inactive valeric acid), C4H9CO2H, is obtained from valerian root and other sources, as a corrosive, mobile, oily liquid, having a strong acid taste, and an odor of old cheese.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • valeric Derived from or related to valerian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Valeric pertaining to or obtained from the root of valerian
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. valēre, to be strong.

Usage

In literature:

We shall be married at midnight at the Church of Sainte-Valere, after a very gay evening.
"Letters of Two Brides" by Honore de Balzac
In the first case, there is no danger in accepting them, 'valeant quantum valere possunt'.
"The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son" by The Earl of Chesterfield
In cute vix sum ma violatum plagula corpus; Quando valere nihil quemquam movet.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
When Valere heard from his mistress this occurrence, he advised her to make the most money she could of the Spaniard's curious scruples.
"Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete" by Lewis Goldsmith
There is Valere coming.
"The Miser (L'Avare)" by Molière
Ad hoc quicunque aliarum atque senatus partium erant, conturbari rem publicam quam minus valere ipsi malebant.
"De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino" by Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
M. de Valere is a man!
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
Valin Valere to be worth.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5" by Robert Kerr
Besides cineol, the oil contains d-pinene, and valeric, butyric, and caproic aldehydes.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
Small quantities of valeric acid, higher alcohols, and odorous products were formed.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Valere comes to announce that Tartuffe, the villain, has accused Orgon to the king.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Dea, the folly of the hour, the fashionable toy, accompanied by her instructor, Valere, the ballet-master at the opera.
"The Immortal" by Alphonse Daudet
Valere wants to tie the knot.
"Tartuffe" by Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere
Going thence following the coast to the north, one meets the river and village of Valer.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700" by Various
Regnard sat to himself for the portrait of Valere.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
I s'pose yew knows as haow them skins air agittin' more valerable every blessed year.
"The Boy Scouts in the Maine Woods" by Herbert Carter
Martial), Clermont (St. Austremoine), Tours (St. Gatien), Toulouse (St. Saturnin), and Treves (St. Valere).
"The Cathedrals of Southern France" by Francis Miltoun
The next scene introduces Valere, the noble lover of that daughter whom the infatuated father was bent on sacrificing to Tartuffe.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
The story of Rodrigo de Valer, one of the first to embrace the Lutheran faith in Seville, is of deep interest.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
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In news:

Kate Jaeger (Nun), Tanesha Ross (Nicolette), Nick DeSantis (Valere) and Matthew Kacergis (Aucassin) star in Village Theatre's production of 'Chasing Nicolette.
Greenwood attorney Joe N Van Valer, 75, died Jan 16 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin.
Valer Austin, a Manhattan society girl living on acres of desiccated, left-for-dead earth in the Southwest rolls up her sleeves and does the miraculous.
Valer Austin and her husband worked to rehydrate barren ranch land.
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In science:

Para encontrar la deficiencia del vertice V tomamos la suma de todos los ´angulos internos de las caras de M con v´ertice V , y esta debe valer 2π − εv .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
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