triple bond(redirected from triple bonds)
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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.
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.