Associations to the word «Gray»
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GRAY, adjective. (US) Having a color somewhere between white and black, as the ash of an ember.
GRAY, adjective. (US) Dreary, gloomy.
GRAY, adjective. (US) Having an indistinct, disputed or uncertain quality.
GRAY, adjective. (US) Relating to older people.
GRAY, verb. (US) To become gray.
GRAY, verb. (US) To cause to become gray.
GRAY, verb. (US) (demography) (slang) To turn progressively older, in the context of the population of a geographic region.
GRAY, noun. (US) An achromatic colour intermediate between black and white.
GRAY, noun. (chiefly US) (ufology) an extraterrestrial creature with grayish skin, bulbous black eyes, and an enlarged head.
GRAY, noun. (US) (two-up) A penny with a tail on both sides, used for cheating.
GRAY, noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of absorbed dose of radiation (radiation absorbed by a patient); one joule of energy absorbed per kilogram of the patient's mass. Symbol: Gy
GRAY, proper noun. A surname; originally a nickname for someone with a gray beard or hair.
GRAY, proper noun. A male given name.
GRAY AMBER, noun. Alternative spelling of grey amber
GRAY AREA, noun. Alternative form of grey area
GRAY AREAS, noun. Plural of gray area
GRAY CODE, noun. A binary coding system in which successive values differ in just one digit position.
GRAY CODES, noun. Plural of Gray code
GRAY COLLAR, adjective. Alternative form of gray-collar
GRAY COMMISSURE, noun. A thin strip of gray matter that surrounds the central canal of the spinal cord and, along with the anterior white commissure, connects the two halves of the cord.
GRAY DOGWOOD, noun. Cornus racemosa, native to north central, northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
GRAY EMINENCE, noun. Alternative form of éminence grise
GRAY GHOST, noun. Alternative form of grey ghost
GRAY HAT, noun. (computing) (slang) In the computer security community, a skilled hacker who sometimes acts legally and in good will and sometimes not. They are a hybrid between "white hat" and "black hat" hackers. They hack for no personal gain, and do not have malicious intentions, but do commit crimes.
GRAY HATS, noun. Plural of gray hat
GRAY IRON, noun. An alloy of iron, carbon, and silicon that contains 1.7 to 4.5% carbon and 1 to 3% silicon.
GRAY JAY, noun. A mostly gray bird, Perisoreus canadensis, that inhabits coniferous forests of North America.
GRAY JAY, noun. Any bird of the genus genus.
GRAY JAYS, noun. Plural of gray jay
GRAY LADY, proper noun. Alternative form of Grey Lady
GRAY LANGUR, noun. A group of Old World monkeys, of the genus Semnopithecus, which are gray in color, with a black face.
GRAY MAGIC, noun. Alternative form of gray magick
GRAY MAGICK, noun. (Wicca) Any magic which transcends or blends white magic and black magic.
GRAY MARKET, noun. Alternative spelling of grey market
GRAY MARKETS, noun. Plural of gray market
GRAY MATTER, noun. Alternative spelling of grey matter
GRAY NOMAD, noun. Alternative form of grey nomad
GRAY NOMADS, noun. Plural of gray nomad
GRAY OUT, verb. (computing) (of a UI element) To make (a visual element) gray or lighter in color to indicate that it is disabled or unavailable.
GRAY PLATELET SYNDROME, proper noun. A rare congenital bleeding disorder caused by a reduction or absence of alpha-granules in blood platelets, and the release of proteins normally contained in these granules into the marrow, resulting in myelofibrosis.
GRAY POWER, noun. (chiefly US) Alternative form of grey power
GRAY RAPE, noun. An unclear case of alleged rape, for instance when the victim cannot demonstrate non-consent.
GRAY SEAL, noun. Alternative spelling of grey seal
GRAY SEALS, noun. Plural of gray seal
GRAY SHORT-TAILED OPOSSUM, noun. A small opossum, Monodelphis domestica, native South American rain forests, especially in Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia.
GRAY SILVER, noun. Freieslebenite
GRAY SQUIRREL, noun. Sciurus griseus, a species of squirrel, found along the western coast of the United States and Canada, the western gray squirrel.
GRAY SQUIRREL, noun. Sciurus carolinensis, a species of squirrel, found in the eastern and midwestern United States and Canada, and western Europe, eastern gray squirrel.
GRAY TAPE, noun. Duct tape, sometimes used even if the tape in question is not actually gray.
GRAY TAPES, noun. Plural of gray tape
GRAY TEAL, noun. Alternative form of grey teal
GRAY TRIGGERFISH, noun. A triggerfish of the western Atlantic, found from Nova Scotia to Argentina.
GRAY WATER, noun. Water that is not clean enough to be potable, such as having been used for washing, but not contaminated with fecal matter or other source of dangerous bacteria or dangerous or noxious materials.
GRAY WHALE, noun. A baleen whale, Eschrichtius robustus, from the north Pacific
GRAY WOLF, noun. (US) Alternative spelling of grey wolf
GRAY WOLVES, noun. Plural of gray wolf
GRAY ZORRO, noun. Alternative spelling of grey zorro
GRAY, noun. A neutral achromatic color midway between white and black.
GRAY, noun. Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey".
GRAY, noun. Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; "the Confederate army was a vast grey".
GRAY, noun. Horse of a light gray or whitish color.
GRAY, noun. The SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad.
GRAY, noun. English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray (the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation) was named (1905-1965).
GRAY, noun. English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771).
GRAY, noun. American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806).
GRAY, noun. United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
GRAY, verb. Make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky".
GRAY, verb. Turn grey; "Her hair began to grey".
GRAY, adjective. Of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair".
GRAY, adjective. Showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head".
GRAY, adjective. Used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms); "a stalwart grey figure".
GRAY, adjective. Intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal".
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