ionic bond


ionic 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
Etymology: ionic (III)

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Chem.
the electrostatic bond between two ions formed through the transfer of one or more electrons. Also called electrovalence, electrovalent bond.
[1935-40]

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ionic bond noun
A bond within a chemical compound achieved by transfer of electrons, the resulting ions being held together by electrostatic attraction
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Main Entry:ion

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ionic bond UK US noun [countable] [singular ionic bond plural ionic bonds] chemistry
a chemical bond that is formed between two ions with opposite charges , when one or more electrons are passed from one atom to another
Thesaurus: chemical reactions and processeshyponym
See also: covalent bond

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ionic bond,
Chemistry. a bond between two ions with opposite charges.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ionic bond — ionic bond. См. электровалентная связь. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Ionic bond — [ noble gas electron configuration, and this electron enters the chlorine atom exothermically. The oppositely charged ions are then attracted to each other, and their bonding releases energy. The net transfer of energy is that energy leaves the… …   Wikipedia

  • ionic bond — Chem. the electrostatic bond between two ions formed through the transfer of one or more electrons. Also called electrovalence, electrovalent bond. [1935 40] * * * Electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions in a chemical compound.… …   Universalium

  • ionic bond — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ionic bond : singular ionic bond plural ionic bonds chemistry a chemical bond that is formed between two ions with opposite charges, when one or more electrons are passed from one atom to another See: covalent… …   English dictionary

  • ionic bond — joninis ryšys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Elektrostatinis ryšys tarp priešjonių. atitikmenys: angl. ionic bond rus. ионная связь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ionic bond — a chemical bond in which electrons are transferred from one atom (e.g., sodium) to another (e.g., chlorine) so that one bears a positive and the other a negative charge, the attraction between these opposite charges forming the bond …   Medical dictionary

  • ionic bond — ion′ic bond′ n. chem. the electrostatic bond between two ions formed through the transfer of one or more electrons • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • ionic bond — /aɪɒnɪk ˈbɒnd/ (say uyonik bond) noun Chemistry → electrovalent bond …   Australian English dictionary

  • ionic bond — noun Date: 1939 a chemical bond formed between oppositely charged species because of their mutual electrostatic attraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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