electronegative


elec·tro·neg·a·tive

adjective \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈne-gə-tiv\

Definition of ELECTRONEGATIVE

:  having a tendency to attract electrons
elec·tro·neg·a·tiv·i·ty \-ˌne-gə-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of ELECTRONEGATIVE

1813

elec·tro·neg·a·tive

adjective \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈneg-ət-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECTRONEGATIVE

1
: charged with negative electricity
2
: having a tendency to attract electrons
elec·tro·neg·a·tiv·i·ty \-ˌneg-ə-ˈtiv-ət-ē\ noun, plural elec·tro·neg·a·tiv·i·ties

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