coordinate bond

coordinate bond

noun Chemistry.
a type of covalent bond between two atoms in which the bonding electrons are supplied by one of the two atoms.
Also called dative bond.


Origin:
1935–40

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coordinate bond
 
n
dative bond, Also called: semipolar bond a type of covalent chemical bond in which both the shared electrons are provided by one of the atoms

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coordinate bond co·or·di·nate bond (kō-ôr'dn-ĭt, -āt')
n.
A covalent chemical bond between two atoms that is produced when one atom shares a pair of electrons with another atom lacking such a pair. Also called semipolar bond.

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coordinate bond  
A type of covalent bond in which both the shared electrons are contributed by one of the two atoms. Also called dative bond. See more at covalent bond.
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