Definitions for "Electronegativity"
Keywords:  covalent, tendency, lek, tro, atom
Compare with ionization energy and electron affinity. Electronegativity is a measure of the attraction an atom has for bonding electrons. Bonds between atoms with different electronegativities are polar, with the bonding electrons spending more time on average around the atom with higher electronegativity.
The tendency of an atom to attract electrons. Click here for a more detailed explanation
a number describing the attraction of an element for electrons in a chemical bond.