coordinate bond[kō-ôrˈdn-ĭt, -ātˌ]
- The definition of a coordinate bond is a chemical bond between two atoms when one of the atoms shares a pair of electrons.
An example of a coordinate bond is the relationship between hydrogen chloride and ammonia when the ammonium ions are formed by the transfer of a hydrogen ion to the pair of electrons in the ammonia molecule.
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