noun ben·zo·tri·azole \¦ben-(ˌ)zō-ˈtrī-ə-ˌzōl\

Definition of benzotriazole



  1. :  a white crystalline compound C6H5N3 made by the action of nitrous acid on ortho-phenylenediamine and used in photographic developing solutions as an antifoggant

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Origin and Etymology of benzotriazole

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + triazole

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