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clothing that is a grey color

any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey

horse of a light gray or whitish color

the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation

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English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965)

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English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)

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American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)

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United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)

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turn grey

of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)

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intermediate in character or position

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sees rain and grayer kinds of skies Indomitable buildings stand forth
Grayer had spent 17 years with Kaplan and had been chief executive since 1994.
She suffers the tantrums of Grayer and stumbles upon an illicit liaison between Mr X and an associate.
My hair has gotten a lot grayer and the paper industry has grayed as well.
Aside from Mr Steele, other special guests included Richard's wife Gloria, Bernice Flett UE, Honorary member of Bicentennial Branch, Giovanna Johnson, member of the North American Black Historical Museum, Amherstburg, and her friend Martha Grayer.
Roberts is very good at believably reproducing the voices of the narrator Nanny, her young charge, Grayer, whom she nicknames Grover, wealthy Mrs.
She takes on a job looking after four-year-old Grayer X - and trying to deal with the demands of his glamorous Manhattan socialite mother Mrs X.
The book's central character is Nan, a college student who looks after Grayer, the 4-year-old son of Mr and Mrs X who are as dysfunctional as they are rich.
Grayer in tone but no less romantic were views of the sky mediated by windows streaked with rain or diffusing the sun to a pale yellow glow.
And she notes that while the next two years will have colors (or colours) such as camel, dark brown, orange, white, and silver, "Beyond the next couple of years, there will be the emergence of hot acid brights like lime chartreuse and muted, greener versions of chartreuse, industrial grays and colours inspired from liquid sources such as clean, pure bright colour saturations and dehydrated, grayer softer undertones.
A poem entitled "dag van de doden" (day of the dead) was written for the commemoration on 4 May 1996 of those who died in World War II; it ends with the following tercet: "the white silence grows constantly grayer / and whatever the words are attempting to express / the dead are dead, the page is black.
James's dilemma is foreshadowed in a 1943 letter, which revives their correspondence after a three-year hiatus: "I have aged a little - grayer in the temples; a little thinner .
But the grayer heads in both political parties argued that such a Wilderness Service" would set a precedent for lobbyists on behalf of distinct departments for such "overly specialized" interests as the elderly, veterans, and environmental protection.
CEO Jonathan Grayer in partnership with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Moderated by Jonathan Grayer, Chairman & CEO, Weld North; Former Chairman & CEO, Kaplan, Inc.