metallic bond definition

  • noun:
    • The chemical relationship characteristic of metals, by which cellular valence electrons tend to be provided among atoms in a usually steady crystalline framework.
    • a chemical relationship by which cellular electrons tend to be provided over numerous nuclei; this leads to electrical conduction
    • a chemical bond for which electrons are provided over many nuclei and electronic conduction occurs

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