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noun

a colorless, very explosive, poisonous liquid, HN3, having a penetrating odor and irritating to the eyes and mucous membranes.

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Also called azoimide.

Origin of hydrazoic acid

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrazoic acid

hydrazoic acid
/ (ˌhaɪdrəˈzəʊɪk) /

noun

a colourless highly explosive liquid. Formula: HN 3See also azide
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