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 (sī′ə-nēn′, -nĭn)
Any of various blue dyes, used to sensitize photographic emulsions to a greater range of light.


(ˈsaɪəˌniːn) or


1. (Dyeing) a blue dye used to extend the sensitivity of photographic emulsions to colours other than blue and ultraviolet
2. (Dyeing) any of a class of chemically related dyes, used for the same purpose


(ˈsaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn)

also cy•a•nin


any of several groups of dyes that make silver halide photographic plates sensitive to a wider color range.
[1870–75; < Greek kýan(os) (see cyano-1) + -ine2]
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