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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The univalent linear group N3, or any compound that contains this group, many of which are explosive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) any chemical compound containing the azido group -N3, such as sodium azide (ionic and inorganic) or ethyl azide (organic and nonionic).
  • noun a compound containing the azido group combined with an element or radical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry the univalent N3 radical or functional group or any ester containing this group
  • noun chemistry the N3- anion or any salt containing this anion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chemical compound containing the azido group combined with an element or radical

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