Meaning of diazonium salt

diazo'nium salt'

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. any of a group of salts of the general formula ArNX, in which Ar represents an aryl group and X an anion, as benzenediazonium chloride, CHN(N)Cl, many of which are important intermediates in the manufacture of azo dyes.
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