coordinate bond

noun

Definition of coordinate bond

: a covalent bond that consists of a pair of electrons supplied by only one of the two atoms it joins

First Known Use of coordinate bond

1947

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

coordinate bond

noun co·or·di·nate bond \ -ᵊn-ət- \

medical Definition of coordinate bond

: a covalent bond that consists of a pair of electrons supplied by only one of the two atoms it joins

Learn More about coordinate bond


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coordinate bond? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

investment of mental or emotional energy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!