hydrazine

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noun hy·dra·zine \ˈhī-drə-ˌzēn\

Definition of hydrazine

  1. :  a colorless fuming corrosive strongly reducing liquid base N2H4 used especially in fuels for rocket and jet engines; also :  an organic base derived from this compound

Origin and Etymology of hydrazine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1887


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hydrazine

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noun hy·dra·zine \ˈhī-drə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of hydrazine

  1. :  a colorless fuming corrosive strongly reducing liquid base N2H4 used in the production of various materials (as pharmaceuticals and plastics); also :  an organic base derived from this compound


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