nonbonding

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

Definition of nonbonding

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

1931

First Known Use of nonbonding

1931


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