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This is the surface diagram of a delta bond formed by the overlap of d orbitals of two atoms.

This is the surface diagram of a delta bond formed by the overlap of d orbitals of two atoms.

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Definition: A delta bond is a covalent bond formed from the overlap of four d orbitals between two atoms.

Delta bonds are denoted by the Greek letter δ.

Delta bonds are observed in organometallic compounds.

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