covalent

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co·va·lent

(kō-vāl'ent),
Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of 2, 4, or 6 electrons.

co·va·lent

(kō-vā'lĕnt)
Denoting an interatomic bond characterized by the sharing of two, four, or six electrons.

covalence

(kō-vāl′ĕns)
The sharing of electrons between two atoms, which bonds the atoms.
covalent (-ĕnt), adjective