steel blue


Definition of steel blue

1 : a grayish blue
2 : any of the blue colors assumed by steel at various temperatures in tempering

Examples of steel blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real fans will know, Billie frequently switches her hair back and forth between ice gray, steel blue, and black, but her new look contains two colors she's never worn before. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Billie Eilish Dyed Her Roots Neon Green and the Look is Freaking Wild," 3 July 2019 The steel blue ‘84 Monte Carlo, otherwise known as Junk Yard Dawg, reared up 78 inches from the earth, floating momentarily in the air before crashing back down onto its splayed front tires., "Vibrant motor art colors Comanche Park," 23 June 2019 At launch, Master & Dynamic will offer the MW07s in tortoiseshell, steel blue, grey terrazzo, and matte black acetate finishes. Stefan Etienne, The Verge, "Master & Dynamic’s first truly wireless earbuds cost $299 and come in four colors," 13 Sep. 2018 Kim, 37, lead the pack in a pair of steel blue spandex pants with a fitted gray turtleneck and a navy blue cropped puffy coat. Dave Quinn,, "Kim Kardashian Rocks Another Spandex Look in Tokyo During Outing with Khloé and Kourtney," 2 Mar. 2018 Fittingly, the five-piece core collection was inspired by a shot of their mother in steel blue trousers and a pajama-style top. Monica Kim, Vogue, "Introducing Worme, a New Line of ’70s-Style Silk Staples Inspired by Summers in Spain," 22 Jan. 2018 Dar Kawa Valerie Borkowski's four-room, stylishly minimalist riad painted in tasteful shades of black, white, and steel blue, is tucked deep inside the warrens of the souk. Nancy Hass, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Designers of the YSL Museum Are Bringing Minimalism to Marrakech," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of steel blue

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Steel blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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