Definition of diazo compound in English:

diazo compound

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noun

Chemistry
  • An organic compound containing two nitrogen atoms bonded together, especially a diazonium compound.
    More 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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