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noun Chemistry.
any of a group of salts of the general formula ArN2X, in which Ar represents an aryl group and X an anion, as benzenediazonium chloride, C6H5N(N)Cl, many of which are important intermediates in the manufacture of azo dyes.
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Origin of diazonium salt

First recorded in 1905–10
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diazonium salt

noun
any of a class of compounds with the general formula ArN:N M +, where Ar is an aryl group and M is a metal atom; made by the action of nitrous acid on aromatic amines and used in dyeing
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