Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of a color produced by an intimate combination of black and silvery white; silvery or lustrous gray, as hair, fur, or cloth.
  • noun A silver-gray color.
  • noun In United States history, one of a body of conservative Whigs who acted together for some time after the general disintegration of the Whig party following its overwhelming defeat in the national election of 1852: said to be so called from the silver-gray hair of their leaders. Also

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a gray color with a silvery luster.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a light shade of grey
  • adjective of grey resembling silver

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Examples

  • Thick silver-gray hair hung from under his emerald-studded crown and brushed his shoulders.

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  • Semi-bright, silver-gray surfaces take on a slightly darker gray appearance in the recessed areas.

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  • Thick silver-gray hair hung from under his emerald-studded crown and brushed his shoulders.

    Arcane Circle

  • Shadows everywhere, sharp and vicious, nothing but hungry mouths and gaping maws, silver-gray dorsals cutting through the water like living blades—coming for me.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Rhythmic starbursts of green, white and yellow brushstrokes race across the horizontal canvas, punctuated by the silver-gray verticals of evenly spaced tree trunks.

    A Matter of Perspective

  • Shadows everywhere, sharp and vicious, nothing but hungry mouths and gaping maws, silver-gray dorsals cutting through the water like living blades—coming for me.

    Brush of Darkness

  • From there we worked up branch by branch, careful of slipping on the shiny-smooth silver-gray bark.

    Fire The Sky

  • From there we worked up branch by branch, careful of slipping on the shiny-smooth silver-gray bark.

    Fire The Sky

  • The huge, gleaming, silver-gray vehicle caused confusion among the staff.

    Driving Like the Other Half

  • The restaurant's polish and flair are reflected in "Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook," a sleek white behemoth with a silver-gray typeface and luscious photographs by Francesco Tonelli.

    Modernism on a Fork

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