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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azo-  \Az"o-\  [See  {Azote}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  combining  form  of  azote; 
  a  Applied  loosely  to  compounds  having  nitrogen  variously 
  combined,  as  in  cyanides,  nitrates,  etc 
  b  Now  especially  applied  to  compounds  containing  a  two  atom 
  nitrogen  group  uniting  two  hydrocarbon  radicals,  as  in 
  azobenzene,  azobenzoic  etc  These  compounds  furnish  many 
  artificial  dyes.  See  {Diazo-}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  azo 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  containing  the  azo  radical 




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