transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary di- + azote nitrogen + -ize — more at az- Date: circa 1889 to convert (a compound) into a diazo compound (as a diazonium salt) • diazotization noun

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  • Diazotize — Di*az o*tize, v. t. (Chem.) To subject to such reactions or processes that diazo compounds, or their derivatives, shall be produced by chemical exchange or substitution. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diazotize — [dī az′ə tīz΄] vt. diazotized, diazotizing [< Fr diazoter (see DI 1 & AZOTE) + IZE] to convert chemically into a diazo compound …   English World dictionary

  • diazotize — diazotizable, adj. diazotizability, n. /duy az euh tuyz /, v.t., diazotized, diazotizing. Chem. to cause diazotization. Also, esp. Brit., diazotise. [1885 90; DI 1 + AZOTE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • diazotize — verb To undergo diazotization …   Wiktionary

  • diazotize — To introduce the diazo group into a chemical compound, usually through the treatment of an amine with nitrous acid. * * * di·az·o·tize or Brit di·az·o·tise dī az ə .tīz vt, tized or Brit tised; tiz·ing or Brit tis·ing to convert (a com …   Medical dictionary

  • diazotize — di·az·o·tize …   English syllables

  • diazotize — di•az•o•tize [[t]daɪˈæz əˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing chem. to convert (an amine) into a diazo compound • Etymology: 1885–90; di I+azote+ ize di•az′o•tiz a•ble, adj. di•az o•tiz a•bil′i•ty, n. di•az o•ti•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • diazotize — verb convert (an amine) into a diazo compound • Hypernyms: ↑convert • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrazotize —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷əˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: tetra + azotize (as in diazotize) : to diazotize doubly : convert (as an aromatic diamine) into a disazo compound benzidine is tetrazotized for making a benzidine disazo dye …   Useful english dictionary

  • diazotization — noun see diazotize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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