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electron pair

Chemistry. two electrons occupying the same orbital in an atom or molecule; two electrons working together, especially forming a nonpolar covalent bond between atoms.
Physics. an electron and a positron produced in a reaction, as by a high-energy photon.
Also called duplet. Unabridged
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  • So the electron pair zips around the material unimpeded, giving rise to superconductivity.
  • Because the electron pair is different from a hydrogen atom, the resulting shape is not a perfect tetrahedron as in methane.
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electron pair  
  1. Two electrons functioning or regarded as functioning together, especially two electrons that form a nonpolar covalent bond between atoms.

  2. An electron and a positron produced by a high-energy photon.

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