silver-grey


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silver-grey

adj
(Colours) light grey that resembles silver
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Adj.1.silver-grey - of grey resembling silver
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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Translations

silver-grey

[ˈsɪlvəˈgreɪ] ADJgris perla
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silver-grey

[ˌsɪlvəˈgreɪ] adjgrigio argento inv
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References in classic literature ?
His hair was silver-grey, but he did not look old; it was worn longer than the common yet he did not look effeminate; it was curly but it did not look curled.
This I quickly was: my best dress (the silver-grey one, purchased for Miss Temple's wedding, and never worn since) was soon put on; my hair was soon smoothed; my sole ornament, the pearl brooch, soon assumed.
Vesey and Miss Halcombe were richly clad (each in the manner most becoming to her age), the first in silver-grey, and the second in that delicate primrose-yellow colour which matches so well with a dark complexion and black hair, Miss Fairlie was unpretendingly and almost poorly dressed in plain white muslin.
The silver-grey VW Polo, which it is believed the gunman was driving, was captured on CCTV leaving the car park and turning right onto Prescot Road in the direction of Liverpool city centre.
It keeps its silver-grey leaves all year round and has creamy-white flowers with a distinct scent.
Left untreated it will age with a silver-grey patina, or it can be oiled to slow down the silvering process.
The facade of the new building will be composed of cast metal panels providing a textured and variegated silver-grey surface that will resonate with the grainy concrete exterior of the Breuer-designed building.
The fascia inserts are in a silver-grey metallic finish.
The squirrel, which is called Persil (like the soap powder), was found after he and his brother, who had been named Daz despite being silver-grey, were knocked out of their nest by a football kicked into a tree.
The new design - the first major redesign in 14 years - includes a simplified Northwest logo and a light silver-grey fuselage, while the aircraft's distinctive red tail will remain.
The Time Capsule contains a selection of Nestle products in a cylindrical silver-grey HDPE container that is decorated with a brightly coloured sleeve label.
Easy-care plants from pounds 7.99 (www.crocus.co.uk - 0844 557 2244) SILVER-GREY LEAVES Those with minute, fleshy, sword and grassy leaves, as well as those with silver-grey leaves for a hassle-free garden.