semipolar bond


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sem·i·po·lar bond

a bond in which the two electrons shared by a pair of atoms belonged originally to only one of the atoms; often represented by a small arrow pointing toward the electron receiver; for example, nitric acid, O(OH)N→O; phosphoric acid, (OH)3P→O.

sem·i·po·lar bond

(sem'ē-pō'lăr bond)
A bond in which the two electrons shared by a pair of atoms belonged originally to only one of the atoms; often represented by a small arrow pointing toward the electron receiver; e.g., nitric acid, O(OH)N→O; phosphoric acid, (OH)3P→O.
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