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double bond

noun

Simple Definition of double bond

  • : a chemical bond in which two atoms in a molecule share two pairs of electrons

Full Definition of double bond

  1. :  a chemical bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule — compare single bond, triple bond

1889

First Known Use of double bond

1889


Medical Dictionary

double bond

noun

Medical Definition of double bond

  1. :  a chemical bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule and which is usually represented in chemical formulas by two lines (as in the formula for ethylene H2C=CH2)—compare triple bond; see unsaturated b




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