coordinate bond


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coordinate bond

n.
A covalent chemical bond between two atoms that is produced when one atom shares a pair of electrons with another atom lacking such a pair. Also called coordinate covalent bond.

coordinate bond

n
(Chemistry) a type of covalent chemical bond in which both the shared electrons are provided by one of the atoms. Also called: dative bond or semipolar bond

coor′dinate bond`


n.
a type of covalent bond in which the bonding electrons are supplied by one atom.
[1935–40]

coordinate bond

A type of covalent bond in which both the shared electrons are contributed by one of the two atoms. Also called dative bond. See more at covalent bond.
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Noun1.coordinate bond - a covalent bond in which both electrons are provided by one of the atoms
covalent bond - a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
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