diazonium

noun
di·​a·​zo·​ni·​um | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈzō-nē-əm How to pronounce diazonium (audio) \

Definition of diazonium

: the monovalent cation N2+ that is composed of two nitrogen atoms united to carbon in an organic radical and that usually exists in salts used in the manufacture of azo dyes

First Known Use of diazonium

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diazonium

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + az- + -onium

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about diazonium

Time Traveler for diazonium

Time Traveler

The first known use of diazonium was in 1895

See more words from the same year

Statistics for diazonium

Cite this Entry

“Diazonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diazonium. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for diazonium

diazonium

noun
di·​a·​zo·​ni·​um | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈzō-nē-əm How to pronounce diazonium (audio) \

Medical Definition of diazonium

: the monovalent cation N2+ that is composed of two nitrogen atoms united to carbon in an organic radical and that usually exists in salts used in the manufacture of azo dyes

Comments on diazonium

What made you want to look up diazonium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!