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chapter 8 vocab

chemical bond interaction between atoms.
compound a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture or made up or consisting of two or more existing parts or elements.
electron dot diagram A model of an atom in which each dot represents a valence electron.
valence electron an electron of an atom, located in the outermost shell (valence shell) of the atom, that can be transferred to or shared with another atom.
bond join or be joined securely to something else, especially by means of an adhesive substance, heat, or pressure.
chemical formula a mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols.
covalent bond the bond formed by the sharing of a pair of electrons by two atoms.
molecule a group of atoms bonded together, representing the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction.
polar molecule A polar molecule is a molecule containing polar bonds where the sum of all the bond's dipole moments is not zero.
conduct the manner in which a person behaves, especially on a particular occasion or in a particular context.
ion an atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons.
ionic bond the electrostatic bond between two ions formed through the transfer of one or more electrons.
metallic bond the type of chemical bond between atoms in a metallic element, formed by the valence electrons moving freely through the metal lattice.
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