electronegativity

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electronegativity

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌnɛɡəˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the state of being electronegative
2. (Chemistry) a measure of the ability of a specified atom to attract electrons in a molecule
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Noun1.electronegativity - (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond
tendency, inclination - a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect; "the alkaline inclination of the local waters"; "fabric with a tendency to shrink"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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Translations
Elektronegativität
électronégativité

electronegativity

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌnɛgəˈtɪvɪtɪ] nelettronegatività
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