cyanic etymology

English word cyanic comes from English -ic, English cyan

Detailed word origin of cyanic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
cyan English (eng) Of the colour cyan. A colour between blue and green in the visible spectrum; the complementary colour of red; the colour obtained by subtracting red from white light.
cyanic English (eng) (chemistry) Of cyanogen or its derivatives.. Azure blue.

Words with the same origin as cyanic

Descendants of -ic
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