Origin of azo
Origin of azo-
Examples from the Web for azo
They are divided into mon-azo, di-azo, tri-azo compounds according to the number of azo groups present.
If a very blue tone is desired, add to the bath some solution of coccinine (azo red blue touch).The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer|Alexander Paul
One night Azo heard Parisina in sleep express her love for Hugo, and the angry marquis condemned his son to death.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
(d) Two series of azo dyes of selenium have been prepared and have been shown to possess a marked tinctorial value.
Azo Compounds, a class of substances which belong to the benzene series and contain carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen.
Word Origin for azo
before a vowel az-
Word Origin for azo-
word-forming element denoting the presence of nitrogen, 1879, from comb. form of azote, the old term for "nitrogen" (from Greek a- "not, without" (see a- (3)) + zoion "a living being;" see zoo); coined in French by Lavoisier & de Morveau because living things cannot survive in the gas.