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

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The first known use of coordinate bond was in 1947

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“Coordinate bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coordinate%20bond. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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coordinate bond

noun
co·​or·​di·​nate bond | \ -ᵊn-ət- How to pronounce coordinate bond (audio) \

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

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