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Related to metallic bond: hydrogen bond
negatively charged electrons (e) move freely around positively charged silver ions (Ag), bonding the atoms together
The chemical bond characteristic of metals, in which mobile valence electrons are shared among atoms in a usually stable crystalline structure.
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(Chemistry) chem the covalent bonding between atoms in metals, in which the valence electrons are free to move through the crystal
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The chemical bonding that holds the atoms of a metal together. This bond is formed from the attraction between mobile electrons and fixed, positively charged metallic atoms. Whereas most chemical bonds are localized between specific neighboring atoms, metallic bonds extend over the entire molecular structure. See more at bond.
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