cyano group

cyano group
the univalent group CN; cyanogen.

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  • cyano group — noun the monovalent group CN in a chemical compound • Syn: ↑cyano radical, ↑cyanide group, ↑cyanide radical • Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑radical, ↑chemical group * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyano- — 1 a combining form meaning blue, dark blue, used in the formation of compound words: cyanotype. Also, esp. before a vowel, cyan 1. [ < Gk kýano(s) dark blue (adj.), dark blue substance (n.)] cyano 2 a combining form representing cyanide in the… …   Universalium

  • cyano — ˈsīə(ˌ)nō adjective Etymology: cyan : relating to or containing the cyanogen group used especially of organic compounds; compare cyan 2 * * * /suy euh noh , suy an oh/, adj. Chem. containing the cyano group. [1960 65; independent use of CYANO 3] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyano radical — noun the monovalent group CN in a chemical compound • Syn: ↑cyano group, ↑cyanide group, ↑cyanide radical • Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑radical, ↑chemical group …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyano — /suy euh noh , suy an oh/, adj. Chem. containing the cyano group. [1960 65; independent use of CYANO 3] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyano — noun a univalent functional group, CN, consisting of a carbon and a nitrogen atom joined with a triple bond; organic compounds containing a cyano group are nitriles …   Wiktionary

  • cyano- — [sī′ə nō΄, sī′ənə; sī an′ō, sī an′ə] [ModL < Gr kyanos, the color blue < or akin to Hittite kuwanna(n) , copper (blue)] combining form 1. dark blue 2. Chem. of or containing the cyanogen group …   English World dictionary

  • cyano — adjective Etymology: cyan Date: 1929 relating to or containing the cyanogen group …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cyano-, cyan- — 1. Combining form meaning blue. 2. Chemical prefix frequently used in naming compounds that contain the cyanide group, CN. [G. kyanos, a dark blue substance] …   Medical dictionary

  • cyano- — I. a word element indicating dark blue colouring. Also, cyan . {Greek kyano , combining form of kyanos dark blue} II. a combining form of cyanide, as in cyanogen. Also, cyan . III. a word element referring to the cyanide group, CN. Also, cyan .… …   Australian-English dictionary

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