diazotize

[ dahy-az-uh-tahyz ]
/ daɪˈæz əˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), di·az·o·tized, di·az·o·tiz·ing. Chemistry.

to cause diazotization.
Also especially British, di·az·o·tise.

Origin of diazotize

First recorded in 1885–90; di-1 + azote + -ize

Related forms

di·az·o·tiz·a·ble, adjectivedi·az·o·tiz·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for diazotize

diazotize

diazotise

/ (daɪˈeɪzəˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to cause (an aryl amine) to react with nitrous acid to produce a diazonium salt

Derived Forms

diazotization or diazotisation, noun
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