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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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Age-wise Ullid Conor (July 04) is the greyest of the greybeards, while Monis Pet (August 06) represents the extreme of youth.
Plants can survive in dry deserts and on icy mountains, and they bring colour and beauty to even the greyest city.
Secondly, you will be able to tell which building is the humanities block, it's the greyest and oldest looking one.
So even the Midlands' least capable MPs, most uninspired council leaders and greyest bureaucrats cannot have failed to identify the fact that it would be just a touch risky to leave the region dependent on a company so sick that the Germans call it The English Patient.
8 PHILIP HAMMOND Foreign Secretary, 59 Greyest man in politics since John Major.
In the middle of all this Emily Raymond's simpering Sue is probably the greyest human being I've ever seen on stage.
But there's yet another reason nudists in Britain have become shy, even furtive creatures, banished to the windiest, greyest bits of beach where even a seal might hesitate to lounge.
Of course, the heavy hoare frosts have given an almost magical appearance to even the greyest of grey streets and you can't deny it's simply beautiful to look at .
But just when you are lulled into a state of complete relaxation, Margaret hits the eye with sizzling lime green and burgundy foliage combinations which give the garden real zest even on the greyest of days.
Aiden has fallen foul of officials twice now, along with Kris Boyd at Rangers, and referees are working hard to pick up on one of the greyest areas of the game.
Rachel gave the greyest exit interview yet - and was immediately branded more boring than Cameron Stout, the Big Brother 4 victor.
IT MAY not please ticket-sellers at Newbury but Ferdy Murphy will be hoping that Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup day is the murkiest and greyest of the year - he does not want the sun to cost New Alco another big-race win.
This is a nice size for jogging round and, as I happily discovered in mid-January, for capturing some dramatic sunset skies at teatime even in the greyest of winter months.
The carrot-top, the forest of freckles, the gleaming white boots quickly scarred, the royal Blue shirt worn with all-consuming pride -- it's an unforgettable picture that lifts the clouds on the greyest of days.