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
Translations
Elektronegativität
électronégativité

electronegativity

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌnɛgəˈtɪvɪtɪ] nelettronegatività
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Mulliken population analysis (Figure 3a) shows high polarization due to the high electronegativity of nitrogen atoms that attracts charges; meanwhile silicon atoms shoed reduced charge distributions.
The electronegativity of the fluorine atom in flouroelastomers implies strong and very short distance C-F bonds, higher strength of C-C bonds, and also very strong Van Der Waals forces between hydrogen and fluorine atoms (refs.
Uptake trend of RTAC for Nickel (II) revealed the adsorbate properties of electronegativity and ionic radii to play a contributory role.
The compound sodium fluoride has an electronegativity of three due to the combination of fluorine's electronegativity of four forming an ionic bond with sodium's electronegativity of one.
Ce and Y having similar ionization potential and electronegativity are often closely associated in an acidic environment.
Some factors related to electronegativity, hydrolysis constant and ionic radius can favor the adsorption of a metal species over another (Mimura et al.
Attempts have been made to describe the partial ionic character of covalent bonds on the basis of relative electronegativity of atoms (Pauling 1967).
The key to reconcile these seemingly contradictory characteristics is the particular electronegativity of fluorine, which is the highest of all elements, and, in turn results in a very low polarizability of its electron cloud.
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