Definition Of bond

verb

a connection between two surfaces or objects that have been joined together, especially by means of an adhesive substance, heat, or pressure.

there was no effective bond between the concrete and the steel

a pattern in which bricks are laid in order to ensure the strength of the resulting structure.

English bond

a relationship between people or groups based on shared feelings, interests, or experiences.

there was a bond of understanding between them

a strong force of attraction holding atoms together in a molecule or crystal, resulting from the sharing or transfer of electrons.

The electrons that are shared by the atoms to form the bond belong to one of these molecular orbitals.

an agreement with legal force, in particular.

Marriage as a legal bond may become outdated, but I doubt it.


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Example Of bond

  • A club or sports team you're into is also a great place to bond with people who share your interests.

  • A covalent bond is a bond formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons.

  • A term of the peace bond was that Mr. R.L. not have any contact with C.T. except as supervised by the Society.

  • All vessels were released on payment of a bond to appear in the next sitting of Cork Circuit Court.

  • Amino acids bond together to make long chains and those long chains of amino acids are also called proteins.


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