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hydrazoic acid

noun hy·dra·zo·ic acid \ˌhī-drə-ˈzō-ik-\

Definition of hydrazoic acid

  1. :  a colorless volatile poisonous explosive liquid HN3 that has a foul odor and yields explosive salts of heavy metals

Origin and Etymology of hydrazoic acid

hydr- + azo- + 1-ic

First Known Use: 1894

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