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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons, especially pairs of electrons, between atoms.

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  • noun chemistry A type of chemical bond where two atoms are connected to each other by the sharing of two or more electrons.

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  • noun a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule

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