HyperDic: chemical_bond

English > 1 sense of the expression chemical bond:
NOUNphenomenonchemical bond, bondan electrical force linking atoms
English > chemical bond: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningAn electrical force linking atoms.
Narrowercovalent bondA chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
cross-link, cross-linkageA side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
hydrogen bondA chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond
ionic bond, electrovalent bond, electrostatic bondA chemical bond in which one atom loses an electron to form a positive ion and the other atom gains an electron to form a negative ion
metallic bondA chemical bond in which electrons are shared over many nuclei and electronic conduction occurs
peptide bond, peptide linkageThe primary linkage of all protein structures
Broaderattraction, attractive forceThe force by which one object attracts another
Spanishenlace, enlace químico
Catalanenllaç químic

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