Meaning of ATOMIC RADIUS (METALLIC RADIUS; COVALENT RADIUS) in English
- ATOMIC RADIUS (METALLIC RADIUS; COVALENT RADIUS)
Compare with ionic radius .One half the distance between nuclei of atoms of the same element, when the atoms are bound by a single covalent bond or are in a metallic crystal. The radius of atoms obtained from covalent bond lengths is called the covalent radius; the radius from interatomic distances in metallic crystals is called the metallic radius.
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012