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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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I am always thirsty for knowledge and there is nothing better than someone who has been there, worn the T-shirt and seen it all - and has greyer hair as well
After 18 months in the White House, Barack Obama looks a little greyer and rougher round the edges.
I'm older, greyer and yeah, I feel like the next eight to 10 years, that's my big opportunity," he said.
Although the band look a little greyer or a little balder, their sound has remained safely trapped in the 1980s.
An enhanced picture of Mr Hunter has been produced which could indicate how he may look like now - with greyer hair, a beard and hollow cheeks.
Hughes said: "At some point in my career I'd like to try international management again - possibly when I'm older and greyer than I already am - but I'm not anticipating getting a call from the FA.
The Police made a triumphant return to Britain at the NIA this week with the iconic 80s trio greyer, but better, than ever.
The colony strove to depict what its artists believed were the true tones of outdoor scenes, which meant paintings were greyer than others at the time.
Closer inspection reveals that this edition is some 50 pages shorter than its predecessor: Index and Contents have been omitted, there are fewer illustrations (most of them smaller and greyer than before) and Perriand's text has been much pruned and abbreviated, so the thrust of her words is frequently watered down, altered or lost.
Targets "Not to get any greyer, and to try to have a successful enough first season that we can build on next year"
uk, which carried out the study, said: "Parents may find it frustrating that web language moves so fast, but they need to have some understanding of what's going on so they can engage with and support kids through some of the greyer aspects of our cyber lives.
We may all be a little older and greyer but we sang and danced to the wonderful songs of the Sixties, all the performers were brilliant, and I'm sure enjoyed it as much as the audience did.
You might notice one side tassels are greyer than the other - this was after two trips up to Sheffield, quarter-final and semi, where I had my scarf out the window all the way up the M1.
Was it just me or did his face seem to get greyer and greyer as the week went on?
I've got a little greyer since I took this job, but otherwise, I feel pretty good," the Telegraph quoted Obama, as saying.