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thiazole

[ thahy-uh-zohl ]
/ ˈθaɪ əˌzoʊl /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless, slightly water-miscible liquid, C3H3NS, having a disagreeable odor.
any of various derivatives of this substance, used as dyes or reagents.
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Origin of thiazole

First recorded in 1885–90; thi- + azole
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British Dictionary definitions for thiazole

thiazole

thiazol (ˈθaɪəˌzɒl)

/ (ˈθaɪəˌzəʊl) /

noun
a colourless liquid with a pungent smell that contains a ring system composed of three carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom. It is used in dyes and fungicides. Formula: C 3 H 3 NS
any of a group of compounds derived from this substance that are used in dyes
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Scientific definitions for thiazole

thiazole
[ thīə-zōl′ ]

Any of a class of organic compounds containing a ring that consists of three carbon atoms, one nitrogen atom, and one sulfur atom. Thiamine, penicillin and its derivatives, various other drugs, and numerous dyes are thiazoles.
A colorless or pale yellow liquid used in making dyes and fungicides. Chemical formula: C3H3NS.
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