Definition of cyan
: a greenish-blue color —used in photography and color printing of one of the primary colors
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Now Formlabs offers a third choice with Tough Resin, which creates smooth cyan chains strong enough to hoist cinder blocks.
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Origin and Etymology of cyan
First Known Use: circa 1889See Words from the same year
Definition of cyan-
1 : dark blue : blue cyanobacterium
2 : cyanogen cyanide
3 : cyanide cyanogenetic
Origin and Etymology of cyan-
German, from Greek kyan-, kyano-, from kyanos dark blue enamel
CYAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cyan for English Language Learners
: a greenish-blue color
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