cyan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κύανος, possibly a loanword, but more likely from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷei- ‎(to shine, white, light) and cognate with Hittite kuwannan- ‎(precious stone, copper, blue).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪ.æn/, /ˈsaɪ.ən/

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

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cyan m

  1. (printing) cyan


Colors in Czech · barvy (layout · text)
     červená      zelená      žlutá      béžová      bílá
     karmínová      purpurová      zelenomodrá      limetkově zelená      růžová
     indigo      modrá      oranžová      šedá      fialová
     černá      fialová      hnědá      modrá      azurová

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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      vert      jaune      crème      blanc
     cramoisi      magenta      bleu canard      vert citron      rose
     indigo      bleu      orange      gris      violet
     noir      pourpre      brun      azur      cyan

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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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