What is hyperconjugation?

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What is hyperconjugation? with respect to Hydrocarbons i.e. delocalisation of "pi" electrons of a multiple bond?
 

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I'm pretty sure that hyperconjugation refers to, sort of an inductive effect, I've still yet to research about the triple bond conjugation scenario.
 
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Hyperconjugation is the donation of sigma bonding orbitals into vacant orbitals adjacent to them. It's kind of a reverse inductive effect since it is donation instead of withdrawing.
 
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What's the deal with triple bond conjugation?
 
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What do you mean? It's pretty much just like double bond conjugation. But hyperconjugation is very different.
 

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