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diazotize

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verb di·az·o·tize \dī-ˈa-zə-ˌtīz\

Definition of diazotize

di·az·o·tizeddi·az·o·tiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert (a compound) into a diazo compound (as a diazonium salt)

di·az·o·ti·za·tion play \-ˌa-zə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


Origin of diazotize

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + azote nitrogen + -ize — more at az-


First Known Use: circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

diazotize

transitive verb di·az·o·tize

Medical Definition of diazotize

di·az·o·tized or British di·az·o·tiseddi·az·o·tiz·ing or British di·az·o·tis·ing

  1. :  to convert (a compound) into a diazo compound (as a diazonium salt)

  2. di·az·o·ti·za·tion or British di·az·o·ti·sa·tion \-ˌaz-ət-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of diazotize

or British di·az·o·tise \dī-ˈaz-ə-ˌtīz\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "diazotize"


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