covalent

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adjective co·va·lent \ˌkō-ˈvā-lənt, ˈkō-ˌ\

Definition of covalent

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by covalent bonds

covalently

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Circa 1926

First Known Use of covalent

circa 1926

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