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cyanic Line breaks: cy|an¦ic
Pronunciation: /sʌɪˈanɪk/

Definition of cyanic in English:


1 Chemistry Of cyanogen.
Example sentences
  • It is thought that this property is due to the presence of a non-toxic cyanic compound called prunasin.
2 rare Blue; azure: the deep cyanic sky


Early 19th century: from cyan + -ic.

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