Hydrogen-bond definitions

The definition of hydrogen bond is a chemical bond between the hydrogen atom and an electronegative atom.

An example of hydrogen bond is water molecules bonding together in the form of ice.

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A chemical bond formed between an electropositive atom (typically hydrogen) and a strongly electronegative atom, such as oxygen or nitrogen. Hydrogen bonds are responsible for the bonding of water molecules in liquid and solid states, and are weaker than covalent and ionic bonds.
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A chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom of one molecule is attracted to an electronegative atom, especially a nitrogen, oxygen, or fluorine atom, usually of another molecule.
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(chemistry) To bond to another species by means of hydrogen bonds. E.g. Water hydrogen bonds with itself.
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A weak chemical bond formed through a hydrogen atom, esp. if bridging two similar electronegative atoms or groups from two different molecules.
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(chemistry) A weak bond in which a hydrogen atom in one molecule is attracted to an electronegative atom (usually nitrogen or oxygen) in the same or different molecule.
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