• Definition for "azo-"
    • Containing a nitrogen team, particularly one connected at…
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azo- definition

  • prefix:
    • Containing a nitrogen team, particularly one connected at both leads to a covalent bond to other groups: azole.
    • containing nitrogen
    • Having a bivalent azo group (-N=N-) as a substituent
    • Containing a nitrogen group, especially one connected at both leads to a covalent bond to many other teams: azole.
    • containing nitrogen
    • Having a bivalent azo group (-N=N-) as a substituent
  • others:
    • used loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, such as cyanides, nitrates, etc.
    • Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, such as azobenzene, azobenzoic, etc. These substances furnish many synthetic dyes. See diazo-.
    • A curt as a type of azote in compounds.
    • used loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc.
    • Now especially put on compounds containing a-two atom nitrogen group uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, like in azobenzene, azobenzoic, etc. These substances furnish many artificial dyes. See diazo-.
    • A curt as a type of azote in compounds.
  • noun:
    • just like azo-, used adjectively with no hyphen.
    • Same as azo-, made use of adjectively minus the hyphen.
  • adjective:
    • concerning or containing the azo radical
    • regarding or containing the azo radical
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