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[dahy-az-uh-tuh-zey-shuh n]
noun Chemistry.
  1. the preparation of a diazonium salt by treatment of an arylamine with nitrous acid.
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Origin of diazotization

First recorded in 1890–95; diazotize + -ation
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Historical Examples

  • The diazotization was performed in ice, with mechanical stirring, and required about an hour.

    Synthesis of 2-methyl-4-selenoquinazolone, 2-phenylbenzoselenazole, and its derivatives

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