HyperDic: gray

English > 15 senses of the word gray / Gray:
ADJECTIVEallgray, grey, greyish, grayishof an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
allgray, grey, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-hairedshowing characteristics / characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
allgray, greyused to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
allgray, greyintermediate in character or position
NOUNattributegray, grayness, grey, greynessa neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black
artifactgray, greyclothing that is a grey color
groupgray, greyany organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
animalgray, greyhorse of a light gray or whitish color
quantitygray, Gythe SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation
person Gray, Louis Harold GrayEnglish radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965)
person Gray, Thomas GrayEnglish poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)
person Gray, Robert GrayAmerican navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)
person Gray, Asa GrayUnited States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)
VERBchangegray, greymake grey
changegray, greyturn grey
gray / Gray > pronunciation
Soundsgrey'
Rhymesashtray ... x-ray / X-ray: 35 rhymes with rey...
English > gray: 15 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black.
Example "gray flannel suit"
Synonymsgrey, greyish, grayish
Broaderachromatic, neutralHaving no hue
Spanishagrisado, gris, grisáceo, grisoso
Catalangris, grisenc, grisós
Nounsgray, graynessa neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black
Adverbsgraylyhaving a grey appearance
English > gray: 15 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing characteristics / characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair.
Synonymsgrey, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired
Broaderold(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
Spanishcano, canoso, gris
Catalancanós, canut, gris
English > gray: 15 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUsed to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms).
Synonymgrey
BroadersouthernIn or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
Spanishgris
Catalangris
English > gray: 15 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIntermediate in character or position.
Synonymgrey
Broaderintermediatelying between two extremes / extremes in time or space or state
Spanishgris
Catalangris
English > gray: 15 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black.
Synonymsgrayness, grey, greyness
Narrowerash grey, ash gray, silver, silver grey, silver grayA light shade of grey
charcoal, charcoal grey, charcoal gray, oxford grey, oxford grayA very dark grey color
dapple-grey, dapple-gray, dappled-grey, dappled-grayGrey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings
iron-grey, iron-grayThe color of freshly broken cast iron
iron blue, steel grey, steel gray, Davy's grey, Davy's grayslightly purplish or bluish dark grey
tattletale grey, tattletale grayA greyish white
Broaderachromatic color, achromatic colourA color lacking hue
Spanishgris
Catalangris, grisor
Adjectivesgrayof an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
Verbsgrayturn grey
graymake grey
English > gray: 15 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningclothing that is a grey color.
Synonymgrey
Broaderclothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habilimentA covering designed to be worn on a person's body
Spanishgris
Catalangris
English > gray: 15 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAny organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey.
Synonymgrey
NarrowerConfederate Army, Army of the ConfederacyThe southern army during the American Civil War
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Catalangris
English > gray: 15 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningHorse of a light gray or whitish color.
Synonymgrey
Broadersaddle horse, riding horse, mountA lightweight horse kept for riding only
English > gray: 15 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymGy
Broaderradioactivity unitA measure of radioactivity
CatalanGy
English > Gray: 15 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningEnglish radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965).
SynonymLouis Harold Gray
BroaderradiobiologistA biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms
SpanishLouis Harold Gray
CatalanLouis Harold Gray
English > Gray: 15 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningEnglish poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771).
SynonymThomas Gray
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishThomas Gray
CatalanThomas Gray
English > Gray: 15 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningAmerican navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806).
SynonymRobert Gray
Instance ofnavigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
English > Gray: 15 senses > noun 9, person
MeaningUnited States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
SynonymAsa Gray
Instance ofbotanist, phytologist, plant scientistA biologist specializing in the study of plants
SpanishAsa Gray
CatalanAsa Gray
English > gray: 15 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake grey.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymgrey
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishagrisar, engrisecer, hacer gris
Nounsgraya neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black
English > gray: 15 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningTurn grey.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymgrey
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishencanecer, grisear
Catalanencanudir, grisejar
Nounsgraya neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black

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