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a chemical bond in which atoms share a pair of valence electrons

covalent bond

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a molecule that consists of of two atoms

diatomic molecule

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a diagram that shows the element symbol surrounded by dots representing valence electrons and dashes that represent pairs of shared electrons

Lewis diagram

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a group of two or more atoms joined by chemical bonds

molecule

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a group of chemical elements that do not readily form chemical bonds

noble gas

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an element that is generally a poor conductor of heat and electricity

nonmetal

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a rule of thumb that states that atoms are most stable when surrounded by eight valence electrons

octet rule

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a particular region where electrons can orbit the nucleus of an atom

shell

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the number of chemical bonds an element is capable of forming

valence

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an electron in the outermost shell of an electron

valence electron