noun tet·ra·zene \ˈte‧trəˌzēn\

Definition of tetrazene



  1. 1 :  either of two hypothetical isomeric hydrides of nitrogen HN=NNHNH2 or H2NN=NNH2 known in the form of organic derivatives (as tetracene)

  2. 2 :  tetracene

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Origin and Etymology of tetrazene

International Scientific Vocabulary tetraz- + -ene

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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