diazotize

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

Definition of diazotize

transitive verb

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

Other Words from diazotize

diazotization \ dī-​ˌa-​zə-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce diazotize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of diazotize

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diazotize

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

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The first known use of diazotize was circa 1889

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“Diazotize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diazotize. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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diazotize

transitive verb
di·​az·​o·​tize
variants: or British diazotise \ dī-​ˈaz-​ə-​ˌtīz How to pronounce diazotize (audio) \
diazotized or British diazotised; diazotizing or British diazotising

Medical Definition of diazotize

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

Other Words from diazotize

diazotization or British diazotisation \ -​ˌaz-​ət-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce diazotize (audio) \ noun

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