battleship gray


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battleship gray

n.
A medium shade of gray.

bat′tle·ship-gray′ adj.
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Discard any preconceived notions and associations such as "battleship gray" or "prison white." Gray has grown to be a key player in contemporary interiors, bringing a degree of instant sophistication to any room.
I used nearly three gallons of red oxide primer and nearly six gallons of battleship gray. It required thousands of dollars and more than three years to make this heavy-duty antique road builder "the king" once more.
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.
After some trial and error and help from a friend, a satisfying "battleship gray" has been mixed and applied.
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.
"We wanted to bring it back to its original feel." 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.