azide

noun
\ ˈā-ˌzīd How to pronounce azide (audio) , ˈa- How to pronounce azide (audio) \

Definition of azide

: a compound containing the group N3 combined with an element or radical

Examples of azide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. Tom Krisher, USA TODAY, "US highway safety agency probes 4 automakers in new Takata airbag recall," 20 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. Washington Post, "US probes 4 automakers in new Takata air bag recall," 19 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. Tom Krisher, The Denver Post, "U.S. probes four automakers in new Takata air bag recall," 19 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. NBC News, "Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags," 5 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. BostonGlobe.com, "You're using a browser set to private or incognito mode.," 5 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. NBC News, "Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags," 5 Dec. 2019 Air bag propellant Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. CBS News, "Takata recalls 1.4 million BMW 3-Series cars over air bag defect," 5 Dec. 2019 Unlike previous recalls, the Takata non-azide inflators do not use volatile ammonium nitrate to fill the air bags in a crash. BostonGlobe.com, "You're using a browser set to private or incognito mode.," 5 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of azide

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Azide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azide. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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azide

noun
\ ˈā-ˌzīd How to pronounce azide (audio) , ˈaz-ˌīd How to pronounce azide (audio) \

Medical Definition of azide

: a compound containing the group N3 combined with an element or radical

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