Definition of covalently in English:

covalently

adverb

Chemistry

See covalent

‘Many nitrates are ionic in nature, but heavy metal nitrates and anhydrous nitrates have covalently bonded nitrate groups.’
  • ‘Hybridization explains the molecular geometry of the resulting covalently bonded molecules.’
  • ‘Linear polymers are long, chainlike molecules covalently bonded in a rigid manner.’
  • ‘A neutral group of atoms bonded together covalently is called a molecule, and a substance which is made up of molecules is called a molecular substance.’
  • ‘Organic compounds and other covalently bonded molecules do not dissolve well in water.’