double bond

noun

Definition of double bond

  1. :  a chemical bond in which two pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule — compare single bond, triple bond

1889

First Known Use of double bond

1889


DOUBLE BOND Defined for English Language Learners

double bond

noun

Definition of double bond for English Language Learners

  • : a chemical bond in which two atoms in a molecule share two pairs of electrons


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double bond

noun

Medical Definition of double bond

  1. :  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


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