from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A covalent bond in which two electron pairs are shared between two atoms.
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- noun chemistry A
covalent bondin which two electron pairs(instead of the usual one) are sharedbetween two atoms; most commonbetween carbonatoms and carbon, oxygenor nitrogenatoms, but several other forms are known.
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- noun a covalent bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms
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