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Definition of "covalent" [covalent]

  • Containing or characterized by a covalent bond (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "covalent" in a sentence
  • "Strong Bonds That Make Molecules A second kind of chemical bond, called covalent from the Latin, “of equal power”, produces stable molecules."
  • "Their attention is always moving, and their emotions are always covalent, that is, they're always feeling multiple things at the same time."
  • "The bond which above all others had prevented a general application of the Berzelius theory is now commonly known as the covalent bond."