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double bond


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
March 31, 2015
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