from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A colorless crystalline compound, C6H5NH.NHC6H5, prepared by the action of zinc dust and alcoholic potassium hydroxid on azobenzene or nitrobenzene. It melts at 126° C. and is readily converted into aniline or into benzidine.
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University and here he discovered the first hydrazine base, phenylhydrazine and demonstrated its relationship to hydrazobenzene and to a sulphonic acid described by Strecker and