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 (hī′drə-zēn′, -zĭn)
A colorless, fuming, corrosive hygroscopic liquid, H2NNH2, used in jet and rocket fuels.
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(ˈhaɪdrəˌziːn; -zɪn)
(Chemistry) a colourless basic liquid made from sodium hypochlorite and ammonia: a strong reducing agent, used chiefly as a rocket fuel. Formula: N2H4
[C19: from hydro- + azo- + -ine2]
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(ˈhaɪ drəˌzin)

1. a colorless oily fuming liquid, N2H4, used as a reducing agent and a jet-propulsion fuel.
2. a class of substances derived from this substance by replacing one or more hydrogen atoms by an organic group.
[1885–90; hydr-2 + azine]
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Noun1.hydrazine - a colorless fuming corrosive liquid; a powerful reducing agent; used chiefly in rocket fuels
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent - an explosive charge that propels a rocket
reducer, reducing agent, reductant - a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver
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Release date- 26082019 - Propelled with DLA Energy-supplied high purity hydrazine, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Aug.
The development of the GPIM fuel is a huge step for all parties involved since it marks a significant transition from the use of hydrazine, which is the type of fuel used by modern spacecraft, NASA said in a (https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/green_fuel) statement.
The hypergolic fuels that are currently mainly in use depend on hydrazine, a highly toxic and dangerously unstable chemical compound made up of a combination of nitrogen and hydrogen atoms.
The hypergolic fuels that are currently in use depend on hydrazine, a highly toxic and dangerously unstable chemical compound made up of a combination of nitrogen and hydrogen atoms.
Just as Dawn, the Kepler Space Telescope also died as its reserve of hydrazine fuel (a type of fuel that is a rocket propellant) was depleted.
To the best of our knowledge, there are no reports concerned with the accessibility of C6 for the nucleophilic reaction by hydrazine hydrate.
Hydrazine has been extensively applied as the classical animal model of liver injury and can also induce the alterations of endogenous metabolites including 2-aminoadipate, [beta]-alanine, 2-oxoglutarate, and citrate [9-14].
In this study, antimony selenide ([Sb.sub.2][Se.sub.3]) nanomaterials with uniform size and morphology are prepared by a soft hydrothermal process using hydrazine hydrate and permanganate in just 30 min.
The company said the mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV medium rocket.Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RS-68A booster engine, an RL10B-2 upper-stage engine, 12 MR-106H 9-lbf hydrazine rocket engines on the upper stage, and a 100-lbf bipropellant apogee-raising engine aboard the WGS spacecraft.
Once fully developed, the technology will increase CubeSat maneuverability, offer a modular propulsion system largely comprised of 3-D printed components, as well as provide an alternative relative to traditional hydrazine propellant.
This catalyst was reused for further reaction runs in the synthesis of the parent hydrazine with equal molar quantities of 3-nitrophenylhydrazine (2 mmole) benzaldehyde (2 mmole) and Si[O.sub.2]-[H.sub.3]P[O.sub.4] (0.5 g) catalyst (entry 3a).