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diazotize

[dahy-az-uh-tahyz]
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verb (used with object), di·az·o·tized, di·az·o·tiz·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to cause diazotization.
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Also especially British, di·az·o·tise.

Origin of diazotize

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

verb
  1. (tr) to cause (an aryl amine) to react with nitrous acid to produce a diazonium salt
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Derived Formsdiazotization or diazotisation, noun
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