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diazo

[dahy-az-oh, -ey-zoh] /daɪˈæz oʊ, -ˈeɪ zoʊ/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing the diazo group.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; independent use of diazo-

diazo-

Chemistry
1.
a combining form with the meaning “diazo group,” used in the formation of compound words:
diazomethane.
Also, especially before a vowel, diaz-.
Origin
di-1 + azo-
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  • Organic amides react with azo and diazo compounds to generate toxic gases.
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diazo

/daɪˈeɪzəʊ/
adjective
1.
of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group, =N:N, or the divalent group, -N:N-: diazo compound See also azo
2.
Also dyeline. of or relating to the reproduction of documents using the bleaching action of ultraviolet radiation on diazonium salts
noun (pl) -os, -oes
3.
a document produced by this method
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