diazotize

[dahy-az-uh-tahyz]

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

to cause diazotization.

Nearby words

  1. diazomethane,
  2. diazonium,
  3. diazonium compound,
  4. diazonium salt,
  5. diazotization,
  6. diazotype,
  7. diazoxide,
  8. dib,
  9. dibai,
  10. dibasic

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

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

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