Triple Bond

Science / Chemistry / Triple Bond: A covalent bond that involves 3 bonding pairs. In the valence bond theory, one of the bonds in a triple bond is a sigma bond and the other two are pi bonds. For example, the central bond in acetylene is a triple bond: H-cidentc-H.

Other Words for Bond

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)
Bond Verb Synonyms: cement, bind, hold together, stick, cohere
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Multiple Bond

Science / Chemistry / Multiple Bond: Sharing of more than one electron pair between bonded atoms. A double bond consists of two shared pairs of electrons; a triple bond consists of three shared pairs. MORE

Pure Discount Bond

Business / Finance / Pure Discount Bond: A bond that will make only one payment of principal and interest. Also called a zero-coupon bond or a single-payment bond. MORE

Public-Purpose Bond

Business / Finance / Public-Purpose Bond: A specific type of municipal bond used to finance public projects such as roads or government buildings. Interest on municipal bonds is federal income tax-free. MORE

Public Housing Authority Bond

Business / Finance / Public Housing Authority Bond: Bonds of local public housing agencies that are secured by the federal government and whose proceeds are used to provide low-rent housing. MORE

Put Bond

Business / Finance / Put Bond: A bond that the holder may choose either to exchange for par value at some date or to extend for a given number of years. If the price is above par, the put is a 'premium put.' MORE

Refunded Bond

Business / Finance / Refunded Bond: Also called a prerefunded bond, a bond that originally may have been issued as a general obligation or revenue bond but that is now secured by an escrow fund consisting entirely of direct U.S. governm MORE

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