double bond

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double bond

noun

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

Full Definition of DOUBLE BOND

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

First Known Use of DOUBLE BOND

1889

double bond

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOUBLE BOND

: 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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