from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of a dark gray, like slate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A relatively luminous slate color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of the color of slate or granite
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The setting for "EXIT," by Dane Laffrey, has a slate-gray hue and looks like a slick back room in a club where the only way out is a single emergency door.
I looked back to shore and saw we now had this enormous slate-gray thunderhead approaching us.
Joe Kohen for The Wall Street Journal The author with the third car of his 24-year marriage, a slate-gray Subaru Forester he picked up on Friday.
We've been married 24 years and the slate-gray Subaru Forester we bought last week marks our marriage's third car.
Thus, life was always the same in Margaret's bare cubicle up on the fifth floor of the slate-gray Owens& Tabby office building.
I was most impressed by the handsome, slate-gray barber's smocks draped over customers.
All he could see was the slag heap, a slate-gray mountain of tailings, waste from the coal mine, mostly shale and sandstone.
DAYLIGHT HAD DIMMED TO A slate-gray smudge on the western horizon by the time they landed at City Airport in London.
Chester produced a slate-gray object made from fossilized ivory.
Louis was nevertheless glad that nobody had hit him anything in the air because it was hard to see the ball against the slate-gray sky.