Multiple Bond Definition

This is the chemical structure of ethene, also known as ethylene.
This is the chemical structure of ethene. The double bond between the two carbon atoms is a multiple bond. Todd Helmenstine

Definition: A multiple bond is a bond where two or more electron pairs are shared between two atoms.

Examples: Double and triple bonds are multiple bonds.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Multiple Bond Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-multiple-bond-605379. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Multiple Bond Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-multiple-bond-605379 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Multiple Bond Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-multiple-bond-605379 (accessed November 18, 2017).