- containing the azo group.
Origin of azo
- a combining form used in the formation of compound words, especially names of chemical compounds containing nitrogen or the azo group: azobenzene.
Origin of azo-
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Historical Examples of azo
They may also be obtained by the oxidation of azo compounds.
The name of Azo is substituted for Nicholas, as more metrical.The Works Of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 7)
According to the brand of azo red which is used, either scarlet or ponceau is obtained.
By mixing the various brands of azo red, a very fine ponceau is produced.
If a very blue tone is desired, add to the bath some solution of coccinine (azo red blue touch).
- of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group -N:N-an azo group or radical See also diazo
Word Origin for azo
before a vowel az-
- indicating the presence of an azo groupazobenzene
Word Origin for azo-
- Containing a nitrogen group, especially one attached at both ends in a covalent bond to other groups:azole.
- Containing two nitrogen atoms joined by a double bond, with each nitrogen atom attached to another group.
- A prefix that means containing an azo group attached at both ends to other groups, as in the compound azobenzene.