electrostatic bond


electrostatic bond
noun
a chemical bond in which one atom loses an electron to form a positive ion and the other atom gains an electron to form a negative ion
Hypernyms: ↑chemical bond, ↑bond

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noun
: a chemical bond (as an electrovalent bond or a hydrogen bond) characterized by electrostatic attraction between ions or molecules

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