triple bond

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triple bond

n.
A covalent bond in which three electron pairs are shared between two atoms.

triple bond

n
(Chemistry) a type of chemical bond consisting of three distinct covalent bonds linking two atoms in a molecule

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n. Chem.
a chemical linkage consisting of three covalent bonds between two atoms of a molecule, represented in chemical formulas by three lines or six dots, as CH≡CH or CH⋮⋮CH.
[1885–90]
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