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Synonyms for slate-grey

of the color of slate or granite

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We are used to slate-grey days and delays at Wimbledon and Lord's, but not since the first morning at Valderrama in 1997, when the Spanish heavens opened with a monsoon which turned the bunkers into duck ponds, has the Ryder Cup been so afflicted by the weather.
Then, slate-grey skies poured rain on a deserted Arthur Ashe Stadium but yesterday nearly 24,000 fans packed the sun-drenched arena to greet Agassi and Becker, first on court.
The British grasscourt season opened under a slate-grey sky at Surbiton yesterday, and the only splash of colour came from a large poster showing seven female tennis players hiding their nakedness behind a Union Flag.
Their heads are slate-grey, back chestnut and tail black.
Just at the moment when a small patch of blue appeared in what had been a slate-grey sky, the second day of Lancashire's Division One match against Kent was abandoned.
With the hearty glow of Christmas and New Year behind us we face a good three months of drizzling, slate-grey skies, so what better way to liven ourselves up than with booze and cigs?
Both paintings, which were sold by Bonhams Auctioneers in Chester, are archetypal 'Kyffins' - brooding, slate-grey Welsh landscapes most likely painted with the artist's palette knife.
Francis tried to look on the bright side after Blues had succumbed to two goals in the last six minutes under a slate-grey sky at St Andrew's, describing the defeat as his "most disappointing result of the season.
The rare birds are named Graphite, Glacier and Slate because of their slate-grey colourings.
When he went missing, he was wearing a navy blue jumper, dark trousers and a slate-grey fleece.
These are similar to the commoner herring gulls but have slate-grey back and yellow legs.
Sporting slick-backed hair and wearing a slate-grey designer suit, white shirt and silver silk tie, Fernandes yesterday admitted a single count of dangerous driving.
Playing this unlikely American hero, the bug-eyed and podgy Paul Giamatti shuffles around a slate-grey urban landscape launching cantankerous attacks on a corporate world he neither understands nor likes.
Against the slate-grey backdrop of midwinter Glasgow, the sad siblings half-heartedly try to save their dead father's secondhand bookshop from closure.
He wore stained, beige linen trousers, a marigold polo shirt and a scruffy slate-grey jumper.