Definition of cyan in English:
A greenish-blue color, which is one of the primary subtractive colors, complementary to red.
- That of a primary colour will be a mixture of the two other primaries: the additive complement of red is cyan, the subtractive complement is green.
- Yellow, magenta, and cyan are not the primary pigment colors, as one book had it.
- The report said something about cyan, blue in colour, remember?
Late 19th century: from Greek kuaneos 'dark blue'.
Words that rhyme with cyanBrian, Gaian, Geminian, Hawaiian, ion, iron, Ixion, lion, Lyon, Mayan, Narayan, O'Brien, Orion, Paraguayan, prion, Ryan, scion, Uruguayan, Zion
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