Nonpolar Bond Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Nonpolar Bond

Electrons are shared equally between atoms of a nonpolar bond.
Electrons are shared equally between atoms of a nonpolar bond. PASIEKA, Getty Images

Nonpolar Bond Definition: Type of chemical bond which has no positive or negative 'ends'.

Examples: Found in diatomic and homonuclear molecules, such as O2 and N2.

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