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Definitions of gray:

  • noun:   horse of a light grey or whitish color
  • noun:   gray clothing
    Example: "He was dressed in gray"
  • noun:   a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
  • noun:   any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray
    Example: "The Confederate army was a vast 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)
  • noun:   American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)
  • noun:   English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771)
  • verb:   turn gray
    Example: "Her hair began to gray"
  • verb:   make gray
  • adjective:   used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms)
    Example: "A stalwart gray figure"
  • adjective:   showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair
  • adjective:   an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white
    Example: "Gray flannel suit"
  • adjective:   intermediate in character or position
    Example: "A gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
  • adjective:   darkened with overcast
    Example: "A gray rainy afternoon"
  • name:  A surname (very common: 1 in 943 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #69)


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