hydrogen bond
noun Date: 1923 an electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen atom in one polar molecule (as of water) and a small electronegative atom (as of oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine) in usually another molecule of the same or a different polar substance • hydrogen bonding noun

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  • hydrogen bond — Bond Bond (b[o^]nd), n. [The same word as band. Cf. {Band}, {Bend}.] 1. That which binds, ties, fastens, or confines, or by which anything is fastened or bound, as a cord, chain, etc.; a band; a ligament; a shackle or a manacle. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrogen bond — n an electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen atom in one polar molecule (as of water) and a small electronegative atom (as of oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine) in usu. another molecule of the same or a different polar substance hydrogen bonding… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrogen bond — n. a weak chemical bond formed through a hydrogen atom, esp. if bridging two similar electronegative atoms or groups from two different molecules …   English World dictionary

  • hydrogen bond — hydrogen bond. См. водородная связь. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Hydrogen bond — A hydrogen bond results from a dipole dipole force between an electronegative atom and a hydrogen atom bonded to nitrogen, oxygen or fluorine (thus the name hydrogen bond , which must not be confused with a covalent bond to hydrogen). The energy… …   Wikipedia

  • hydrogen bond — vandenilinis ryšys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ryšys tarp laisvą elektronų porą turinčio elektriškai neigiamesnio atomo ir vandenilio atomo, prijungto prie kito, elektriškai neigiamesnio atomo. atitikmenys: angl. hydrogen bond rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hydrogen bond — vandeniliškasis ryšys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hydrogen bond vok. Wasserstoffbindung, f; Wasserstoffbrückenverbindung, f rus. водородная связь, f pranc. liaison d’hydrogène, f; liaison hydrogène, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • hydrogen bond — 1. noun 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. 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • hydrogen bond — noun a chemical bond consisting of a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g., oxygen or nitrogen) with one side be a covalent bond and the other being an ionic bond (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑chemical bond, ↑bond …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrogen bond — hy′drogen bond n. chem. an electrostatic bond between a hydrogen atom in a covalent bond and an electronegative atom, as oxygen …   From formal English to slang

  • hydrogen bond — a weak electrostatic bond formed by linking a hydrogen atom between two electronegative atoms (e.g. nitrogen or oxygen). The large number of hydrogen bonds in proteins and nucleic acids are responsible for maintaining the stable molecular… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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