noun az·o·benzene \ˌazō, ˌā- +\

Definition of azobenzene



  1. :  an orange-red crystalline compound C6H5N=NC6H5 obtained by reducing nitrobenzene and used as an insecticide especially for spider mites in greenhouses

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Origin and Etymology of azobenzene

International Scientific Vocabulary az- + benzene

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