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Gray code

n
(Computer Science) a modification of a number system, esp a binary code, in which any adjacent pair of numbers, in counting order, differ in their digits at one position only, the absolute difference being the value 1
[named after Frank Gray, 20th-century American physicist]
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Turini was admiring Josse's jumpsuit, a fancy gray number from the Chanel Paris Salzburg collection.
They could be seen on the Oscars red carpet on actresses like Cate Blanchett, who was wearing Armani Prive, Emily Blunt, who was wearing a pink gown from Prada, Alicia Vikander, who wore a canary yellow dress from Louis Vuitton, and Daisey Ridley, who wore the must-have color with her blue gray number from Chanel Haute Couture.
Iran's deputy culture minister publicly rebuked her for un-Islamic behavior there, apparently because of her dress (a frumpy gray number that showed a bit of ankle) and what Variety called "a simple peck on the cheek" of Gilles Jacob, the retiring Cannes president.
Wilcox also admitted having a lucky suit, a light gray number that he always wears when he expects to be taking a verdict in a civil case.
Four rows of them, the rows about five fleet apart, twenty-four stones per row, every white square engraved with a gray number, she writes, and like her, Marlow must move down the slope, because if you stand still in Plot E, the quiet's too enveloping, too heavy, too sad.
The gray number paintings in particular, such as the superimposed composition 0 through 9, 1961, and the renderings of individual numerals like Figure 2, 1962, and 4 Leo, done surprisingly late, in 1970, convey a philosophical weight and grating object-hood different from their more familiar relatives.
He purchased a number of new suits for the season and wore a gray number with an aqua shirt and tie Tuesday.