Translation of covalent in Spanish:


covalente, adj.

Pronunciation /kəʊˈveɪl(ə)nt//ˌkoʊˈveɪlənt/


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    • In a covalent diatomic molecule, a difference in the electronegativity of the atoms will result in a dipole moment.
    • The three shared pairs of electrons between the two carbon atoms create a triple covalent bond.
    • Pairs of electrons that are not shared in covalent bonds are lone pairs.
    • These rules are the result of assigning all electrons in a covalent bond to the more electronegative atom in the bond.
    • To complete an octet, each oxygen must share two electrons in a covalent bond.