Some articles on gray:
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More definitions of "gray":
- (noun): A neutral achromatic color midway between white and black.
Synonyms: grayness, grey, greyness
- (adj): Showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair.
Synonyms: grey, gray-haired, grey-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired
- (adj): An achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white.
Example: "Gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray"
Synonyms: grey, grayish, greyish
- (adj): Used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms).
Example: "A stalwart gray figure"
- (adj): Intermediate in character or position.
Example: "A gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
- (noun): Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray.
Example: "The Confederate army was a vast gray"
- (noun): Gray clothing.
Example: "He was dressed in gray"
- (adj): Darkened with overcast.
Example: "A gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"
Synonyms: dull, grey, leaden
- (verb): Turn gray.
Example: "Her hair began to gray"
- (noun): United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
Synonyms: Asa Gray
- (noun): Horse of a light grey or whitish color.
- (noun): American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806).
Synonyms: Robert Gray
- (verb): Make gray.
Famous quotes containing the word gray:
“But Ill do my best a gude wife ay to be,
For auld Robin Gray he is kind unto me.”
—Lady Anne Lindsay (17501825)
“And this gray spirit yearning in desire
To follow knowledge like a sinking star,
Beyond the utmost bound of human thought.”
—Alfred Tennyson (18091892)
“For the bright side of the painting I had a limited sympathy. My visions were of shipwreck and famine; of death or captivity among barbarian hordes; of a lifetime dragged out in sorrow and tears, upon some gray and desolate rock, in an ocean unapproachable and unknown.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)