Incomplete Octet

Science / Chemistry / Incomplete Octet: 1. An atom with less than eight electrons in its valence shell. 2. An atom with less than eight total bonding and nonbonding electrons in a Lewis structure, for example, B in BH3 has an incomplete octet.

Other Words for Incomplete

Incomplete Noun Synonyms: unfinished, undone, imperfect, undeveloped, deficient, defective, unaccomplished, partial, sketchy, crude, rough, fragmentary, fragmented, piecemeal
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Incomplete Penetrance

Science / Genetics / Incomplete Penetrance: The gene for a condition is present, but not obviously expressed in all individuals in a family with the gene. MORE

Incomplete Proteins

Health / Fitness / Incomplete Proteins: Proteins which are low in one or more of the essential amino acids. MORE

Octet

Science / Chemistry / Octet: A set of eight valence electrons. MORE

Octet Rule

Science / Chemistry / Octet Rule: A guideline for building Lewis structures that states that atoms tend to gain, lose, or share valence electrons with other atoms in a molecule until they hold or share eight valence electrons. The oct MORE

Incomplete Pass

Entertainment / Football / Incomplete Pass: A forward pass that touches the ground before being caught. MORE

Incomplete Octet

Science / Chemistry / Incomplete Octet: 1. An atom with less than eight electrons in its valence shell. 2. An atom with less than eight total bonding and nonbonding electrons in a Lewis structure, for example, B in BH3 has an incomplete oct MORE

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