Science / Chemistry / Chemical Bond: A chemical bond is a strong attraction between two or more atoms. Bonds hold atoms in molecules and crystals together. There are many types of chemical bonds, but all involve electrons which are either shared or transferred between the bonded atoms.
Bond Verb Synonyms: cement, bind, hold together, stick, cohere
Bond Noun Synonyms: tie(s), shackles, chains, fetters, manacles, handcuffs, trammels, thongs, cord(s), rope(s), restraint(s), constraint(s), check(s), control(s), rein(s)
Science / Chemistry / Valence Bond: In the valence bond theory, a valence bond is a chemical bond formed by overlap of half-filled atomic orbitals on two different atoms. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Bond Strength: Some measure of how difficult it is to break a chemical bond, for example, a bond energy or a bond enthalpy. MORE
Science / Biology / Covalent Bond: A chemical bond created by the sharing of electrons between atoms. MORE
Science / Biology / Ionic Bond: A chemical bond in which atoms of opposite charge are held together by electrostatic attraction. MORE
Business / Debt / Obligation Bond: Mortgage bond whose face value exceeds the value of the underlying property, and for which a personal obligation is created to compensate the lender for any costs that may exceed the value of the mort MORE