from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom of one molecule is attracted to an electronegative atom, especially a nitrogen, oxygen, or fluorine atom, usually of another molecule.
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- noun chemistry A weak
bondin which a hydrogen atomin one moleculeis attractedto an electronegativeatom (usually nitrogenor oxygen) in the same or different molecule.
- verb chemistry To bond to another species by means of hydrogen bonds. E.g. Water hydrogen bonds with itself.
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- noun a chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond
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