- 1. gray, grayness, grey, greyness, achromatic color, achromatic colour
- usage: a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
- 2. grey, gray, clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment
- usage: clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"
- 3. grey, gray, organization, organisation
- usage: any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; "the Confederate army was a vast grey"
- 4. grey, gray, saddle horse, riding horse, mount
- usage: horse of a light gray or whitish color
- 5. gray, Gy, radioactivity unit
- usage: the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad
- 6. Gray, Louis Harold Gray, radiobiologist
- usage: English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965)
- 7. Gray, Thomas Gray
- usage: English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)
- 8. Gray, Robert Gray
- usage: American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)
- 9. Gray, Asa Gray
- usage: United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)
- 1. grey, gray, color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in
- usage: make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky"
- 2. grey, gray, discolor, discolour, colour, color
- usage: turn grey; "Her hair began to grey"
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- 1. grey, gray, greyish, grayish, achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral
- usage: of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair"
- 2. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired, old (vs. young)
- usage: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
- 3. grey, gray, southern (vs. northern)
- usage: used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms); "a stalwart grey figure"
- 4. grey, gray, intermediate (vs. terminal)
- usage: intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
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