slate gray


Definition of slate gray

  1. :  a bluish-gray color

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. :  to cover with slate or a slatelike substance

    :  to designate for a specified purpose or action :  schedule

  1. :  to thrash or pummel severely

    :  to criticize or censure severely

  1. :  of the color gray

    :  tending toward gray

    :  dull in color

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

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

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

  1. :  to make gray

    :  to become gray

    :  age

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