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COVALENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does covalent mean? 

COVALENT (adjective)
  The adjective COVALENT has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characterized by covalence

  Familiarity information: COVALENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COVALENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or characterized by covalence

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

covalent bond

Pertainym:

covalence (valence characterized by the sharing of electrons in a chemical compound; the number of pairs of electrons an atom can share)


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