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azo group

noun, Chemistry
1.
the bivalent group −N=N− united to two aromatic groups, as in azobenzene.
Also called azo radical.
Origin of azo group
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • Generation of the azo group, and thusly the dye, on cotton itself has been practiced nearly a hundred years.

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