cyan

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Ancient Greek κύανος (kúanos, dark blue, dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli), probably a non Indo-European word, but perhaps akin to, or from, Hittite *kuwanna(n)- "copper blue."

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cyan (usually uncountable, plural cyans)

  1. A colour between blue and green in the visible spectrum; the complementary colour of red; the colour obtained by subtracting red from white light.
    cyan colour:    

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cyan (comparative more cyan, superlative most cyan)

  1. Of the colour cyan.

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cyan m (plural cyans)

  1. cyan (color)

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cyan

  1. cyan (colour)

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cyan

  1. cyan (colour)
  2. (colloquial) Almost any chemical compound containing a cyanide group; especially if this compound is in gaseous state.

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