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ionic bond:

see chemical bondchemical bond,
mechanism whereby atoms combine to form molecules. There is a chemical bond between two atoms or groups of atoms when the forces acting between them are strong enough to lead to the formation of an aggregate with sufficient stability to be regarded as an
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ionic bond

[ī′än·ik ′bänd]
(physical chemistry)
A type of chemical bonding in which one or more electrons are transferred completely from one atom to another, thus converting the neutral atoms into electrically charged ions; these ions are approximately spherical and attract one another because of their opposite charge. Also known as electrovalent bond.
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