covalent bond

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covalent bond
In a water molecule, each hydrogen atom (H) shares an electron (yellow) with the oxygen atom (O).

covalent bond

n.
A chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons, especially pairs of electrons, between atoms.

covalent bond

n
(Chemistry) a type of chemical bond involving the sharing of electrons between atoms in a molecule, esp the sharing of a pair of electrons by two adjacent atoms

cova′lent bond′


n.
the bond formed by the sharing of a pair of electrons by two atoms.
[1960–65]
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covalent bond
Covalent bonding as seen in a hydrogen chloride molecule. The hydrogen atom (H) shares an electron (yellow) with the chloride atom (Cl).

co·va·lent bond

(kō-vā′lənt)
A chemical bond formed when electrons are shared between two atoms. Usually each atom contributes one electron to form a pair of electrons that are shared by both atoms. See more at bond, coordinate bond, double bond, ionic bond.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.covalent bond - a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
bond, chemical bond - an electrical force linking atoms
double bond - a covalent bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms
coordinate bond, dative bond - a covalent bond in which both electrons are provided by one of the atoms
Translations
enlace covalente
kovalenttinen sidos
liaison covalente
kovalent bağ
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