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 .
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British Dictionary definitions for coordinate bond
a type of covalent chemical bond in which both the shared electrons are provided by one of the atoms: Also called: dative bond, semipolar bond
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Scientific definitions for 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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