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"covalent bond" in British English

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covalent bondnoun [C]

uk   /kəʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɒnd/  us   /koʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɑːnd/ specialized
(Definition of covalent bond from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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covalent bondnoun [C]

 /koʊˈveɪ·lənt ˈbɑnd/
a ​chemical bond in which two ​atomsshare one or more ​pairs of ​electrons, which ​hold them together
(Definition of covalent bond from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 共价键(原子间共享电子而形成的化学键)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共價鍵(原子間共用電子而形成的化學鍵)…
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