a type of covalent bond between two atoms in which the bonding electrons are supplied by one of the two atoms.
Words nearby coordinate bond
Origin of coordinate bond
First recorded in 1935–40
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 atomsAlso called: dative bond, semipolar bond
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Medicine definitions for coordinate bond
[ kō-ôr′dn-ĭt, -āt′ ]
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.semipolar bond
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Science 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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