slate gray

noun

Definition of slate gray

:a bluish-gray color

Word by Word Definitions

slate play
  1. : a piece of construction material (such as laminated rock) prepared as a shingle for roofing and siding

  2. : a dense fine-grained metamorphic rock produced by the compression of various sediments (such as clay or shale) so as to develop a characteristic cleavage

  3. : a tablet (as of slate) used for writing on

  1. : to cover with slate or a slatelike substance

  2. : to designate for a specified purpose or action : schedule

  1. : to thrash or pummel severely

  2. : to criticize or censure severely

gray play
  1. : of the color gray

  2. : tending toward gray

  3. : dull in color

  1. : something (such as an animal, garment, cloth, or spot) of a gray color

  2. : any of a series of neutral colors ranging between black and white

  3. : a soldier in the Confederate army during the American Civil War

  1. : to make gray

  2. : to become gray

  3. : age

  1. : the mks unit of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation equal to an energy of one joule per kilogram of irradiated material


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