neocyanine

[nee-oh-sahy-uh-neen, -nin]

noun

a dye used to make photographic emulsions sensitive to infrared radiation.

Nearby words

  1. neoclassicism,
  2. neocolonialism,
  3. neocon,
  4. neoconservatism,
  5. neocortex,
  6. neocystostomy,
  7. neodymium,
  8. neoencephalon,
  9. neoexpressionism,
  10. neofascism

Origin of neocyanine

First recorded in 1975–80; neo- + cyanine

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