diazotize

verb

di·​az·​o·​tize dī-ˈa-zə-ˌtīz How to pronounce diazotize (audio)
diazotized; diazotizing

transitive verb

: to convert (a compound) into a diazo compound (such as a diazonium salt)
diazotization noun

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + azote nitrogen + -ize — more at az-

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diazotize was circa 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Diazotize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diazotize. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

diazotize

transitive verb
di·​az·​o·​tize
variants or British diazotise
diazotized or British diazotised; diazotizing or British diazotising
: to convert (a compound) into a diazo compound (as a diazonium salt)
diazotization noun
or British diazotisation
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