triple bond

noun

Definition of triple bond

:a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule — compare double bond, single bond

First Known Use of triple bond

1889


TRIPLE BOND Defined for English Language Learners

triple bond

noun

Definition of triple bond for English Language Learners

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


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triple bond

noun tri·ple bond \ ˈtrip-əl- \

medical Definition of triple bond

:a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule and which is usually respresented in chemical formulas by three lines — compare double bond, unsaturated b

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