Definition of diazo compound in English:

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diazo compound

noun

Chemistry
An organic compound containing two nitrogen atoms bonded together, especially a diazonium compound.
Example sentences
  • The color is from the diazo group - a lot of small diazo compounds have it, or so I hear.
  • When the aqueous solution containing the diazo compound is heated, the latter is converted into a phenol.
  • Table I gives yields of diazo compounds produced by this vacuum pyrolysis method.

Origin

Late 19th century: diazo from diazonium.

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Syllabification: di·az·o com·pound

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