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  • n. Plural form of gray.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gray.

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Examples

  • A integrate of notes: the racing stripe upon the away grays is supposed to be the s! mall som e-more pointed than the strange 80s version, yet my ham-handed photoshop skills couldnt unequivocally convey it.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • A chair, overturned, lay on top of it, and against that there leaned tipsily a photographer's screen, on which was painted, in grays and whites, an Italian garden.

    Twenty-Three and a Half Hours' Leave

  • Anthony takes the tropes of pop culture sci-fi-flying saucers, big-eyed alien "grays" - and makes us take them at face value.

    MIND MELD: The Forgotten Books of SF/F/H

  • But for abortion "grays" -- those Americans who remain conflicted about abortion, many of them moderate swing voters -- the president's willingness to acknowledge the moral dimension of the issue is a breath of fresh air.

    Chris Korzen: For the Culture War, a Hail Mary

  • BLITZER: The blues are B's and the grays are the C's.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2009

  • There are stacks of drawings of little aliens called grays, you know, big head, tiny mouths, almond eyes.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2008

  • Typically what happens is you get what are called 50 grays, which is just a unit of radiation, for five weeks.

    CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2007

  • In August, I will publish a work of fiction about the grays, which is intended to bring them to life as people, and to reveal what it is like to be with them.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The grays are the natural cold correlatives, or contrasts, of the warm semi-neutral browns, as well as degradations of blue and its allies.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • Normal gray is black and white mixed, but quaternary colors are also called grays, or colors of the dull or neutral scale.

    Color Value

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  • A dish of the country people in Scotland of greens (coleworts) and cabbages beat together. --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.

    June 14, 2011