Definitions for azoˈæz oʊ, ˈeɪ zoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

az•oˈæz oʊ, ˈeɪ zoʊ(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or containing the bivalent group −N=N− united to two aromatic groups.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of azo:

1875–80; <azo -

azo-

  1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds containing nitrogen or the azo group.

    Category: Chemistry, Affix

Origin of azo-:

comb. form repr. azote

Princeton's WordNet

  1. azo(adj)

    relating to or containing the azo radical

Wiktionary

  1. azo(Adjective)

    azote, nitrogen

  2. azo(Adjective)

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

  3. azo(Adjective)

    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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