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

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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triple bond

noun

English Language Learners Definition of triple bond

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

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 sense b

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