Definition of carbazole in English:


Syllabification: car·ba·zole
Pronunciation: /ˈkärbəˌzōl


  • A colorless crystalline substance obtained from coal tar, used in dye production.
    • A tricyclic heteroaromatic compound; chemical formula: C12H9N
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    • Sections were first incubated in buffer containing 3-amino - 9-ethyl carbazole and subsequently for 2 h following the addition of peroxidase and either Put (for DAO) or Spd (for PAO).
    • For this purpose we examined N-indolyl lipids like those shown in Fig.1, which like the related carbazole-labeled lipids position the fluorescent group deep within the bilayer interior.
    • Certain molecules such as 1-naphthol, its derivatives, and carbazole show remarkable enhancement in their acidity in the excited singlet state.


late 19th century: from carbo- + azo- + -ole.

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