triple bond


triple bond
noun
: a chemical bond consisting of three covalent bonds between two atoms in a molecule and usually represented in structural formulas by three lines, three dots, or six dots that denote three pairs of electrons (as in the formulas for acetylene HC≡CH, HC:::CH, or HC⋮CH) — compare double bond, unsaturated b

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noun, pl ⋯ bonds [count]
technical : a chemical bond in which three atoms in a molecule share three pairs of electrons — compare double bond, single bond

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • triple bond — Bond Bond (b[o^]nd), n. [The same word as band. Cf. {Band}, {Bend}.] 1. That which binds, ties, fastens, or confines, or by which anything is fastened or bound, as a cord, chain, etc.; a band; a ligament; a shackle or a manacle. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triple bond — n. Chem. the sharing of three pairs of electrons between two atoms in a molecule, usually represented in structural formulas by three dots, as in C⋮C …   English World dictionary

  • triple bond — trigubasis ryšys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Trys kovalentiniai ryšiai tarp dviejų atomų. atitikmenys: angl. acetylene bond; triple bond rus. ацетиленовая связь; тройная связь ryšiai: sinonimas – acetileninis ryšys …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • triple bond — trilypis ryšys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. triple bond vok. Dreifachbindung, f rus. тройная связь, f pranc. liaison triple, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • triple bond — noun Date: 1889 a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule compare double bond, single bond …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triple bond — tri·ple bond trip əl n a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms in a molecule compare DOUBLE BOND, UNSATURATED (b) …   Medical dictionary

  • triple bond — Chem. a chemical linkage consisting of three covalent bonds between two atoms of a molecule, represented in chemical formulas by three lines or six dots. * * * ▪ chemical bonding       in chemistry, a covalent linkage in which two atoms share… …   Universalium

  • triple bond — type of covalent bond between atoms, strongest type of chemical bond …   English contemporary dictionary

  • triple bond — noun A covalent bond in which three electron pairs (instead of the usual one) are shared between two atoms; most common between carbon atoms and carbon or nitrogen atoms, but a few other forms are known. Symbolized in formulae as ≡ …   Wiktionary

  • triple bond — noun Chemistry a chemical bond in which three pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms …   English new terms dictionary


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