hydrogen bond

hydrogen bond (plural hydrogen bonds)

  1. (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.

hydrogen bond (hydrogen bonds, present participle hydrogen bonding; past and past participle hydrogen bonded)

  1. (chemistry) To bond to another species by means of hydrogen bonds. E.g. Water hydrogen bonds with itself.

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