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covalence

 [ko-va´lens]
1. the number of electron pairs an atom can share with other atoms.
2. one or more chemical bonds formed by sharing of electron pairs between atoms. adj., adj cova´lent.

covalence

/co·va·lence/ (ko-va´lens)
1. the number of electron pairs an atom can share with other atoms.
2. one or more chemical bonds formed by sharing of electron pairs between atoms.cova´lent

co·va·lence

(kō-vālĕns)
Number of pairs of electrons an atom can share with other atoms.

covalence

a chemical bond between two atoms in which electrons are shared between the two nuclei.
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