triple bond

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tri·ple bond

a covalent bond resulting from the sharing of three pairs of electrons, for example, HCΞCH (acetylene).

tri·ple bond

(trip'ĕl bond)
A covalent bond resulting from the sharing of three pairs of electrons.

triple bond,

n a covalent bond in which three valence (outer) electrons are contributed from each participating atom, which results in a total of six electrons; represented in a chemical formula by three lines that join the participating atoms. See also covalent bond.
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1] were also observed in the polymer spectrum, indicating that a certain amount of C[equivalent]N triple bonds remained unreacted.
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In 2003, the recipient was the first to synthesize molecules with stable silicon-silicon triple bonds and to characterize them by means of X-ray crystallography.