AZO

azo

(adjective) relating to or containing the azo radical

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Adjective

azo (not comparable)

azote, nitrogen

Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc.

(organic chemistry) Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group (-N=N-) uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as in azobenzene etc.

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• zoa

Noun

AZO (uncountable)

Initialism of aluminum-doped zinc oxide.

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• zoa

Source: Wiktionary


Az"o-. Etym: [See Azote.] (Chem.)

Definition: A combining form of azote; (a) Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc. (b) Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as in azobenzene, azobenzoic, etc. These compounds furnish many artificial dyes. See Diazo-.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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