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couture
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covalence
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covalent definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to or characterized by covalence; "covalent bond"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1926 of, relating to, or characterized by covalent bonds covalently adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Chem. of, relating to, or characterized by covalency. Phrases and idioms: covalent bond Chem. a bond formed by sharing of electrons usu. in pairs by two atoms in a molecule. Derivatives: covalence n. covalently adv. Etymology: CO- + valent, after trivalent etc.




 


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