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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing a nitrogen group, especially N=N.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. azote, nitrogen
  • adj. Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc.
  • adj. Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group (-N=N-) uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as in azobenzene etc.


From azo-.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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