greyish greyish

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Germany, cameras clicked at the cause of a greyish-green hue covering the landscape, recorded huge spots on the portion of the sun remaining visible from that angle.
  2. The color of their faces is greyish, their hands are hanging down weakly, their eyes are dim.
  3. Their faces were greyish, cowed and curiously flattened.

News

  • Laser-Cooled Atoms: Lithium [Uncertain Principles]

    Element: Lithium (Li) Atomic Number: 3 Mass: Two stable isotopes, masses 6 and 7 amu Laser cooling wavelength: 671 nm Doppler cooling limit: 140 ?K. Chemical classification: Alkali metal, column I in the periodic table. Yet another greyish metal. We’re almost done with alkalis, I promise. Less reactive than any of the others, so the…
    on August 31, 2013     Source: ScienceBlogs

Quotes

  • That something turns out to be Martians, and hostile; "A big greyish rounded bulk, the size, perhaps of a bear, was rising slowly and painfully out of the cylinder. As it bulged up and caught the light, it glistened like wet leather," Wells...
    on Sep 15, 2009 By: HG Wells Source: guardian.co.uk

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