noun di·azo·dinitrophenol \(ˈ)dī¦a(ˌ)zō, -ā(ˌ)zō+\

Definition of diazodinitrophenol



  1. :  a yellow solid diazo oxide (NO2)2C6H2N2O made by diazotization of picramic acid and used as an initiating explosive in mixtures

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Origin and Etymology of diazodinitrophenol

diaz- + dinitrophenol

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