Cyanic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cyanic Of or pertaining to a blue color.
    • Cyanic Pertaining to, or containing, cyanogen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cyanic Blue: in botany, applied to a series of colors in flowers, including all shades of blue, and passing through violet and purple to red. The xanthic series, on the other hand, passes from yellow through orange to red. The variations in color of any flower are in general confined to one of these series.
    • cyanic Pertaining to or containing cyanogen.
    • cyanic Same as cyanotic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cyanic of or belonging to cyanogen
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ky`anos a dark blue substance: cf. F. cyanique,. Cf. Kyanite
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kyanos, blue.

Usage

In literature:

In cyanuric acid, hydrated cyanic acid, and cyamelide, we have three such isomeric compounds.
"Familiar Letters of Chemistry" by Justus Liebig
Cyanogen chloride, CNCl, may be regarded as the chloride of cyanic acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
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