from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical compound or group that is attracted to nuclei and tends to donate or share electrons.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a compound or functional group that is attractive to centres of positive charge, and donates electrons, especially donating an electron pair to an electrophile to form a bond
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