battleship gray


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battleship gray

n.
A medium shade of gray.

bat′tle·ship-gray′ adj.
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Di Cicco did minor restoration work on the scope, including returning it to the almond-color paint that he discovered beneath the battleship gray that had covered the scope for many decades.
Instead, the street is lined with battleship gray garbage carts.
The new tractor was the first from MM to wear the livery of prairie gold with red wheels (prior Twin City machines had been battleship gray with red wheels).
Oceanus sailed into Woods Hole in November 1975, painted a bleak battleship gray, but with distinctive, rakish-looking twin stacks arranged like kingposts on the port and starboard sides of the bridge.
This was despite a less than outfitted series of labs, which at the time were windowless, painted battleship gray and missing most of their ceiling lights.
The satin battleship gray is attractive and impervious to the elements, as hours and hours of salt fog testing proved.
She and Russell spent 120 hours on hands and knees removing battleship gray paint from the pine floor and refinishing the boards by hand.
The result, seen during this year's Munich Opera Festival in July, is a somber stage in battleship gray and gold leaf.
Tucked into a corner of a tidy park on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay, the memorial is surrounded by well-groomed housing communities painted in soft tones of battleship gray.
The uniformity of the bars gives them a slightly menacing air, and the problem is compounded by the battleship gray of the tower's steel frame.
The same eight submarines overseen by Walt Disney himself at the opening 48 years ago were pulled out of mothballs, their diesel engines switched for more eco-friendly electric ones, and given a fresh coat of bright yellow paint (the original color was battleship gray, though that changed to yellow later).
The sentries who man the roofs have blasted the larger buildings nearby so many times that they have given them nicknames: Battleship Gray, Swiss Cheese, the Gay Palace.