bisazene etymology

English word bisazene comes from English bis-, English azene

Detailed word origin of bisazene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bis- English (eng) (chemistry, obsolete) A variant of tri- used to indicate that the component that does not take the prefix occurs twice in the compound: a bisoxide is of the form B2O. (mathematics, chemistry) A variant of di-, used for substitutions of two complex rather than simple units.. An occasional variant of bi- prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, as in bisalternate.
azene English (eng) (organic chemistry) A nitrene.. (organic chemistry) Any of a family of compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen that have -N=N- double bonds.
bisazene English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any compound that has two azene groups.

Words with the same origin as bisazene

Descendants of bis-
bisacridine bisacrylamide bisadduct bisallene bisallylic bisammonium bisanthrapyrazole bisarylated bisdigitoxoside biselectrophilic bisenolate bishydroxamic bisintercalating bisintercalator bisligand bismetallated bisoxazoline bisphenol bisphosphate bisphosphine bisporphyrin bisthiourea bisurea cyclobisintercalator