phthalocyanine definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few steady, light-fast, blue or green organic pigments based on the fundamental mixture (C6H4C2N)4N4 and used in enamels, printing inks, linoleum, and plastics.
    • some of a family of macrocyclic compounds having a structure like porphyrin; they have been blue/green pigments which can be used in plastic materials and enamels

Related Sources

  • Definition for "phthalocyanine"
    • Any of a few steady, light-fast, blue or…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "phthalocyanine"
41 votes

How would you define phthalocyanine?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!