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covalent

[ kō-vālənt ]
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adj.
Of or relating to a chemical bond characterized by one or more pairs of shared electrons.
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How to use covalent in a sentence

  • "The covalent bonds… are so strong that you can't break them down by heat," explained Dufresne.

    Home Ec at Harvard|Laura Colarusso|December 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
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