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cyanine

noun cy·a·nine \ˈsī-ə-ˌnēn, -nən\

Definition of CYANINE

:  any of various dyes used especially to sensitize photographic film to light from the green, yellow, red, and infrared regions of the spectrum
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Origin of CYANINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1872

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