pi bond


Definition of pi bond

: a chemical bond between atoms in a molecule having overlapping p orbitals

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First Known Use of pi bond

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pi bond

pi perhaps after p orbital

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“Pi bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pi%20bond. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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