diazonium compound


noun Chemistry.

any of a series of compounds that contain the group ArN2–, in which Ar represents an aryl group.

Nearby words

  1. diazoamino,
  2. diazoamino group,
  3. diazole,
  4. diazomethane,
  5. diazonium,
  6. diazonium salt,
  7. diazotization,
  8. diazotize,
  9. diazotype,
  10. diazoxide

Origin of diazonium compound

First recorded in 1890–95

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