covalent bond(redirected from Nonpolar bond)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
In a water molecule, each hydrogen atom (H) shares an electron (yellow) with the oxygen atom (O).
A chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons, especially pairs of electrons, between atoms.
(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
the bond formed by the sharing of a pair of electrons by two atoms.
Covalent bonding as seen in a hydrogen chloride molecule. The hydrogen atom (H) shares an electron (yellow) with the chloride atom (Cl).
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||covalent bond - a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule|
double bond - a covalent bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms