azobenzene definition

  • noun:
    • An aromatic azo compound, diphenyl diazene, the basis of many dyes.
    • A substance (C6H5.N2.C6H5) produced from nitrobenzene, forming orange red crystals which are quickly fusible.
    • A crystalline material, (C6H5)2N2, gotten by the action of decreasing agents upon nitrobenzene. Also referred to as azobenzol and azobenzide.
    • An aromatic azo substance, diphenyl diazene, the basis of many dyes.
    • A substance (C6H5.N2.C6H5) derived from nitrobenzene, creating orange-red crystals that are effortlessly fusible.
    • A crystalline compound, (C6H5)2N2, acquired by the activity of decreasing agents upon nitrobenzene. Also called azobenzol and azobenzide.

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