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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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This was perhaps Ruggie's most difficult job, since it was considered to contain the grayest areas thus far.
Grayson; his press secretary, Ray Stannard Baker; and that grayest of gray eminences, Bernard Baruch], then and for the rest of their lives, interpreted House's entirely intelligible and honorable diplomatic maneuvers as the blackest treason" (225).
Now, however, most of the industry's top executives are nearing retirement and, as one of the grayest sectors of the economy, insurance is facing a lack of young talent that has every major company scrambling to find the next generation of professionals.
Some of the most disappointing teams -- Detroit Tigers, Old York Yankees, Seattle Ancient Mariners, San Diego Grandpadres -- were some of the grayest.
Now, in our grayest and dampest time of year, it's a beautiful twist of nature that citrus is coming to full flush (albeit in southern, sunnier climes).
The highest-paid should earn $130,000 or more, a number that should be reserved not for those with the grayest hair but those with greatest performance, whatever their hair color.
We had a lot of fun last winter trying to get some flowers blooming in the kitchen throughout the grayest months--amaryllis that my sister sent, crocus and hyacinths that the girls bought with money Grandma gave them, and African violets that they bought with Great-grandma's Christmas money.