Polar compound

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noun, plural: polar compounds

A compound made up of molecules joined by assymetrical polar bonds


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Polar compounds show polarity, which is a feature characterized by having two opposing charges or poles. Thus, they can be turned into ions soluble to water, which is a polar molecule.


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