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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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However it may also be related to conditions like having an under or overactive thyroid, acute anaemia, intestinal diseases or pituitary gland disorders.' So what's driving the rise in premature greying? Our lifestyle may play a part, says Professor Desmond Tobin, director of the Centre for Skin Sciences at University Of Bradford.
Smoking, in particular, is associated with early greying.' Alongside giving up your unhealthy vices, eating more antioxidant-rich food like fruit and veg could help keep grey hair at bay.
Some diseases may cause premature greying, for example diabetes, pernicious anaemia or thyroid problems.
As you get older, your complexion changes and greying is nature's way of adjusting your hair colour to suit you.
And for all you over 35s out there it goes particularly well with greying hair.