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triple bond

noun

Simple Definition of triple bond

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triple bond

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

1889

First Known Use of triple bond

1889


Medical Dictionary

triple bond

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noun tri·ple bond \ˈtrip-əl-\

Medical Definition of triple bond

  1. :  a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule and which is usually respresented in chemical formulas by three lines—compare double bond, unsaturated b




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