greyness greyness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

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Usage(s):

  1. A generation ago glass was cut to make it sparkle, concealing greyness and flaws in the crystal.
  2. The red and white twin-engined Beechcraft taxied out to the runway at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport, a ghostly shape in the pre-dawn greyness.
  3. His greyness of face was due to an intestinal bug which he had picked up during his most recent trip to Japan.

Quotes

  1. "After two generations of the greyness of communism, Warsaw has entered a really fantastic period of a renaissance and of a dynamic new architecture," said American architect Daniel Libeskind during a recent visit.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Daniel Libeskind Source: CanadaEast.com

  2. "It's the first time in its 186-year history that the Sunday Times can use colour in all sections and we plan to use it to banish greyness and to reinvigorate the newsprint sections," Witherow added. "I hope the redesign - which uses a...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: John Witherow Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We've had this planned, pretty much in December and January we finalised where we were heading and who would be available," said Ratten after the loss. "I think there's always a bit of greyness in how the boys go through their preparation...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Brett Ratten Source: The Age

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