cyan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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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  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪ.æn/, /ˈsaɪ.ən/

Noun[edit]

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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Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     red      purple      yellow      green      teal      blue      indigo
     crimson      magenta      cream      lime      cyan      azure, sky blue      violet
     brown      pink      orange      black      gray, grey      white

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cyan m

  1. (printing) cyan


Colors in Czech · barvy (layout · text)
     červená      fialová      žlutá      zelená      zelenomodrá      modrá      indigo
     {{{crimson}}}      růžová      ?      zelená      azurová      modrá      fialová
     hnědá      růžová      oranžová      černá      šedá      bílá

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κύανος ‎(kúanos)

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cyan m ‎(plural cyans)

  1. cyan (color)

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Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     rouge      pourpre      jaune      vert      bleu canard      bleu      indigo
     cramoisi      magenta      crème      vert citron      cyan      azur      violet
     brun      rose      orange      noir      gris      blanc

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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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