hydrogen bond

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hydrogen bond

n.
A chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom of one molecule is attracted to an electronegative atom, especially a nitrogen, oxygen, or fluorine atom, usually of another molecule.

hydrogen bond

n
(Chemistry) a weak chemical bond between an electronegative atom, such as fluorine, oxygen, or nitrogen, and a hydrogen atom bound to another electronegative atom. Hydrogen bonds are responsible for the properties of water and many biological molecules

hy′drogen bond`


n.
an electrostatic bond between a hydrogen atom in a covalent bond and an electronegative atom, as oxygen.

hydrogen bond

A chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom that is already bonded to an atom in a molecule forms a second bond with another atom, either in the same molecule or in a different one. The second atom is usually of a type that strongly attracts electrons, such as nitrogen or oxygen.
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Noun1.hydrogen bond - a chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond
bond, chemical bond - an electrical force linking atoms
Translations
Wasserstoffbrückenbindung