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single bond

n.
A covalent bond in which one electron pair is shared by two atoms.
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single bond

n
(Chemistry) chem a covalent bond formed between two atoms by the sharing of one pair of electrons
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sin′gle bond′



n.
a chemical linkage consisting of one covalent bond between two atoms of a molecule, represented in chemical formulas by one line or two vertical dots, as C–H or C:H.
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