azo radical

azo radical
noun
the bivalent group -N=N- united to two hydrocarbon groups
Syn: ↑azo group
Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑radical, ↑chemical group

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  • azo group — noun the bivalent group N=N united to two hydrocarbon groups • Syn: ↑azo radical • Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑radical, ↑chemical group * * * Chem. the bivalent group N=N united to two aromatic groups, as in azobenzene. Also called azo radical. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • azo — adjective relating to or containing the azo radical • Pertains to noun: ↑azo group * * * ˈa(ˌ)zō adjective Etymology: az : relating to or containing the group −N . N− united at both ends to carbon usually in two univalent organic radicals,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • azo group — Chem. the bivalent group N=N united to two aromatic groups, as in azobenzene. Also called azo radical. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Radical polymerization — is a type of polymerization in which the reactive center of a polymer chain consists of a radical.The polymerization reaction is initiated by three classes of free radical initiators: * certain compounds that can be broken down in two radicals at …   Wikipedia

  • azo — [az′ō, ā′zō] adj. [< AZOTE] pertaining to or containing the divalent radical N:N [azo dyes] …   English World dictionary

  • azo- — [az′ō, ā′zō] [< AZOTE] combining form 1. containing nitrogen [azole] 2. containing the divalent radical N:N [azobenzene] …   English World dictionary

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  • Azo compound — General chemical formula of azo compounds Azo compounds are compounds bearing the functional group R N=N R , in which R and R can be either aryl or alkyl. IUPAC defines azo compounds as: Derivatives of diazene (diimide), HN=NH, wherein both… …   Wikipedia

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