Cyanite
Cyanite Cy"a*nite (-n?t), n. [See {Cyanic}.] (Min.) A mineral occuring in thin-bladed crystals and crystalline aggregates, of a sky-blue color. It is a silicate of aluminium. [Written also {kyanite}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cyanite — ⇒CYANITE, subst. masc. MINÉR. Silicate d aluminium de couleur bleu de ciel. Il nous renseigna sur (...) le cyanite et le lépidolithe, sur l haematite et la tremolite (BAUDEL., Nouv. Hist. extr., 1856, p. 271). Rem. Fém. pour Lar. encyclop.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cyanite — [sī′ənīt΄] n. [ CYAN(O) + ITE1] KYANITE …   English World dictionary

  • cyanite — cyanitic /suy euh nit ik/, adj. /suy euh nuyt /, n. Mineral. kyanite. [1785 95; CYAN 1 + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyanite — (si a ni t ) s. m. Terme de minéralogie. Silicate d alumine contenant une faible quantité de fer. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, bleu …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cyanite — n. kyanite, bluish green almost colorless silicate mineral …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyanite — cy·a·nite …   English syllables

  • cyanite — cy•a•nite [[t]ˈsaɪ əˌnaɪt[/t]] n. mir kyanite cy a•nit′ic ˈnɪt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • cyanite — /ˈsaɪənaɪt/ (say suyuhnuyt) noun → kyanite …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyanite — noun a grey or greenish blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline form; occurs in metaphoric rock, used as a refractory • Syn: ↑kyanite • Hypernyms: ↑mineral …   Useful english dictionary

  • kyanite — Cyanite Cy a*nite ( n?t), n. [See {Cyanic}.] (Min.) A mineral occuring in thin bladed crystals and crystalline aggregates, of a sky blue color. It is a silicate of aluminium. [Written also {kyanite}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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