electronegativity definition

  • noun:
    • the tendency, or a measure regarding the capability, of an atom or molecule to attract electrons and therefore form bonds
    • (biochemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons inside formation of an ionic bond
    • the inclination, or a measure associated with the capability, of an atom or molecule to entice electrons and so develop bonds
    • (biochemistry) the inclination of an atom or radical to entice electrons into the formation of an ionic relationship
    • the tendency, or a measure regarding the ability, of an atom or molecule to entice electrons and so develop bonds
    • (biochemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons within the development of an ionic relationship

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