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covalent bond

noun [C] uk   /kəʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɒnd/  us   /koʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɑːnd/ specialized
a chemical bond in which two atoms share one or more pairs of electrons that hold them together
Translations of “covalent bond”
in Chinese (Traditional) 共價鍵(原子間共用電子而形成的化學鍵)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共价键(原子间共享电子而形成的化学键)…
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