thiazole definition by Webster's New World
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- a colorless, liquid azole, CHNS, that is soluble in alcohol or ether but only slightly soluble in water
- any of its various derivatives, used in dyes and drugs
Origin: thi- plush azole
thiazole definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- A colorless or pale yellow liquid, C3H3NS, containing a five-member ring composed of a nitrogen atom, a sulfur atom, and three carbon atoms, used in making dyes and fungicides.
- Any of various derivatives of this compound.
thiazole - Science Definition
- Any of a class of organic compounds containing a ring that consists of three carbon atoms, one nitrogen atom, and one sulfur atom. Thiamine, penicillin and its derivatives, various other drugs, and numerous dyes are thiazoles.
- A colorless or pale yellow liquid used in making dyes and fungicides. Chemical formula: C3H3NS.