hydrazoic acid


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. hydraulus,
  2. hydrazide,
  3. hydrazine,
  4. hydrazoate,
  5. hydrazoic,
  6. hydrazone,
  7. hydremia,
  8. hydrencephalocele,
  9. hydrencephalomeningocele,
  10. hydria

Origin of hydrazoic acid

First recorded in 1890–95

Also called azoimide.

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British Dictionary definitions for hydrazoic acid

hydrazoic acid

noun

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