covalence

noun
co·​va·​lence | \ ˌkō-ˈvā-lən(t)s How to pronounce covalence (audio) , ˈkō-ˌvā-\

Definition of covalence

: valence characterized by the sharing of electrons

First Known Use of covalence

1919, in the meaning defined above

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covalence

noun
co·​va·​lence | \ (ˈ)kō-ˈvā-lən(t)s How to pronounce covalence (audio) \

Medical Definition of covalence

: valence characterized by the sharing of electrons

Other Words from covalence

covalent \ -​lənt How to pronounce covalent (audio) \ adjective
covalently adverb

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