lead azide
noun Date: 1918 a crystalline explosive compound Pb(N3)2 used as a detonating agent

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  • lead azide — ˈled noun : a crystalline explosive compound Pb(N3)2 made by reaction of sodium azide with lead acetate or lead nitrate and used as a detonating agent * * * /led/, Chem. a highly toxic, colorless crystalline compound, Pb(N3)2, that detonates at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lead azide — lead′ az′ide [[t]lɛd[/t]] n. chem. a highly toxic, colorless crystalline compound, Pb(N3)2, that detonates at 660°F (350°C) and is used as a detonator for explosives • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • lead azide — /led/, Chem. a highly toxic, colorless crystalline compound, Pb(N3)2, that detonates at 660°F (350°C) and is used as a detonator for explosives. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Azide alkyne Huisgen cycloaddition — The Azide Alkyne Huisgen Cycloaddition is a 1,3 dipolar cycloaddition between an azide and a terminal or internal alkyne to give a 1,2,3 triazole. Rolf Huisgen[1] was the first to understand the scope of this organic reaction. American chemist K …   Wikipedia

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