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Cyan vs. Blue

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Main Difference

The main difference between Cyan and Blue is that the Cyan is a color visible between blue and green; subtractive (CMY) primary color and Blue is a color; additive and subtractive (RYB) primary color; visible between purple and green.

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  • Cyan (noun)

    A colour between blue and green in the visible spectrum; the complementary colour of red; the colour obtained by subtracting red from white light.

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  • Cyan (adjective)

    Of the colour cyan.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Of the colour blue.

    "the deep blue sea"

  • Blue (adjective)

    Depressed, melancholic, sad.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Pale, without redness or glare; said of a flame.

    "The candle burns blue."

  • Blue (adjective)

    Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by a political party represented by the colour blue.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by the Democratic Party. after 2000

    "I live in a blue constituency."

    "Congress turned blue in the mid-term elections."

  • Blue (adjective)

    Of the higher-frequency region of the part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Extra rare; left very raw and cold.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Having a coat of fur of a slaty gray shade.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Severe or overly strict in morals; gloomy.

    "blue and sour religionists;"

    "blue laws"

  • Blue (adjective)

    literary; bluestockinged.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Having a color charge of blue.

  • Blue (adjective)

    Risque or obscene

    "His material is too blue for prime-time"

  • Blue (adjective)

    Pornographic or profane.

    "The air was blue with oaths."

    "a blue movie"

  • Blue (noun)

    The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this.

    "0028E9"

  • Blue (noun)

    A blue dye or pigment.

  • Blue (noun)

    Any of several processes to protect metal against rust.

  • Blue (noun)

    Blue clothing

    "The boys in blue marched to the pipers."

  • Blue (noun)

    A blue uniform. See blues.

  • Blue (noun)

    A member of law enforcement

  • Blue (noun)

    The sky, literally or figuratively.

    "The ball came out of the blue and cracked his windshield."

    "His request for leave came out of the blue."

  • Blue (noun)

    The ocean; deep waters.

  • Blue (noun)

    Anything blue, especially to distinguish it from similar objects differing only in color.

  • Blue (noun)

    A dog or cat with a slaty gray coat.

  • Blue (noun)

    One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of five points.

  • Blue (noun)

    Any of the butterflies of the subfamily noshow=1 in the family Lycaenidae, most of which have blue on their wings.

  • Blue (noun)

    A bluefish.

  • Blue (noun)

    An argument.

  • Blue (noun)

    A liquid with an intense blue colour, added to a laundry wash to prevent yellowing of white clothes.

  • Blue (noun)

    A type of firecracker.

  • Blue (noun)

    A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.

  • Blue (noun)

    One of the three color charges for quarks.

  • Blue (verb)

    To make or become blue.

  • Blue (verb)

    To treat the surface of steel so that it is passivated chemically and becomes more resistant to rust.

  • Blue (verb)

    To brighten by treating with blue (laundry aid)

  • Blue (verb)

    To spend (money) extravagantly; to blow.

Wiktionary
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Webster Dictionary
  • Cyan (noun)

    a blue-green that is one of the primary pigments

  • Cyan (adjective)

    a bluish shade of green

  • Blue (noun)

    the color of the clear sky in the daytime;

    "he had eyes of bright blue"

  • Blue (noun)

    blue clothing;

    "she was wearing blue"

  • Blue (noun)

    any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue;

    "the Union army was a vast blue"

  • Blue (noun)

    the sky as viewed during daylight;

    "he shot an arrow into the blue"

  • Blue (noun)

    used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

  • Blue (noun)

    the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

  • Blue (noun)

    any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

  • Blue (verb)

    turn blue

  • Blue (adjective)

    having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky;

    "October's bright blue weather"

    "a blue flame"

    "blue haze of tobacco smoke"

  • Blue (adjective)

    used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms);

    "a ragged blue line"

  • Blue (adjective)

    low in spirits;

    "lonely and blue in a strange city"

    "depressed by the loss of his job"

    "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"

    "downcast after his defeat"

    "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

  • Blue (adjective)

    characterized by profanity or cursing;

    "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"

    "blue language"

    "profane words"

  • Blue (adjective)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety;

    "a blue movie"

    "blue jokes"

    "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"

    "a juicy scandal"

    "a naughty wink"

    "naughty words"

    "racy anecdotes"

    "a risque story"

    "spicy gossip"

  • Blue (adjective)

    belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;

    "an aristocratic family"

    "aristocratic Bostonians"

    "aristocratic government"

    "a blue family"

    "blue blood"

    "the blue-blooded aristocracy"

    "of gentle blood"

    "patrician landholders of the American South"

    "aristocratic bearing"

    "aristocratic features"

    "patrician tastes"

  • Blue (adjective)

    morally rigorous and strict;

    "blue laws"

    "the puritan work ethic"

    "puritanic distaste for alcohol"

    "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"

  • Blue (adjective)

    causing dejection;

    "a blue day"

    "the dark days of the war"

    "a week of rainy depressing weather"

    "a disconsolate winter landscape"

    "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"

    "a dark gloomy day"

    "grim rainy weather"

Princeton's WordNet

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