nonbonding

adjective
non·​bond·​ing | \ˌnän-ˈbän-diŋ \

Definition of nonbonding 

: relating to, being, or occupying a molecular orbital that neither promotes nor inhibits bond formation between atoms a nonbonding electron

First Known Use of nonbonding

1931, in the meaning defined above

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