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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  • kyanite — distenas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Al₂[O|SiO₄] atitikmenys: angl. disthene; kyanite rus. дистен; кианит ryšiai: sinonimas – kianitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • kyanite — n. a blue crystalline mineral of aluminium silicate. Derivatives: kyanitic adj. Etymology: Gk kuanos dark blue * * * kyanite variant of cyanite, now more usual …   Useful english dictionary

  • kyanite — noun Etymology: German Zyanit, from Greek kyanos dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli Date: 1794 an aluminum silicate mineral Al2SiO5 that occurs usually in blue thin bladed triclinic crystals and crystalline aggregates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kyanite — noun a blue neosilicate mineral, AlSiO, found in metamorphic rocks …   Wiktionary

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

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