azo definition

  • adjective:
    • Containing a nitrogen team, specifically N=N.
    • azote, nitrogen
    • used loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as with cyanides, nitrates, etc.
    • today especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group (-N=N-) uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as with azobenzene etc.
    • Containing a nitrogen group, particularly N=N.
    • azote, nitrogen
    • used loosely to substances having nitrogen variously combined, as with cyanides, nitrates, etc.
    • Now specifically put on substances containing a-two atom nitrogen group (-N=N-) uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, such as azobenzene etc.

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