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Definition of covalent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

covalent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkəʊˈveɪlənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkoʊˈveɪlənt//
 
(chemistry) Molecules and matter
 
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(of a chemical bond) sharing a pair of electrons compare ionic See related entries: Molecules and matter
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: covalent