Definition of Coordinate bond

1. Noun. A covalent bond in which both electrons are provided by one of the atoms.

Exact synonyms: Dative Bond
Generic synonyms: Covalent Bond



Definition of Coordinate bond

1. Noun. (chemistry) A type of covalent bond where the two electrons being shared originate from the same atom; a dative bond. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) One of the bonds between the central metal atom of a coordination compound and its ligands. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coordinate Bond

coopted
coopting
cooption
cooptions
coopts
coorbital
coorbitals
coordain
coordained
coordaining
coordains
coordinance
coordinances
coordinate
coordinate axis
coordinate bond (current term)
coordinate bonds
coordinate clause
coordinate convulsion
coordinate covalent bond
coordinate geometry
coordinate regulation
coordinate system
coordinate systems
coordinate term
coordinate terms
coordinated
coordinated enzyme synthesis
coordinated reflex
coordinated universal time

Literary usage of Coordinate bond

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... (though not necessarily to a carbon atom), and coordinate bond angles and distances are somewhat restricted by the steric constraints of the model. ..."

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