The word ligand is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • ligand  n. (chemistry) An ion, molecule, or functional group that binds to another chemical entity to form a larger complex.
  • ligand  n. (typography) A letter that orthography requires be ligated with one or more other letters.
  • (In German) Ligand  S. Chemie, Komplexchemie: Ion oder Molekül, das an ein Zentralatom…

28 valid words from 3 definitions

AN ANOTHER BE BINDS CHEMICAL CHEMISTRY COMPLEX DAS ENTITY FORM FUNCTIONAL GROUP ION LARGER LETTER LETTERS LIGATED MOLECULE MORE ONE OR ORTHOGRAPHY OTHER REQUIRES THAT TO TYPOGRAPHY WITH

4 invalid words from 3 definitions

CHEMIE EIN MOLEKUL ODER

6 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AN AND GAN LI LIG LIGAN

4 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

AG GI NA NAG

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

LADING

One cousin (New word found by changing only one letter.)

LIGANS

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

LIGAN

One suffix (New word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

LIGANDS

21 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+B BALDING BLADING
+D ADDLING
+E ALIGNED DEALING LEADING
+G GADLING
+I DIALING GLIADIN LAIDING
+L LADLING
+M MADLING
+N LANDING
+O DIGONAL LOADING
+R DARLING LARDING
+S LADINGS LIGANDS
+U LANGUID LAUDING

8 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-D ALGIN ALIGN LIANG LIGAN LINGA
-G NIDAL
-I GLAND
-N ALGID

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 1804 chance (0.06%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 7300 chance (0.01%).

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  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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