steel blue

noun

Definition of steel blue 

1 : a grayish blue

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

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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, PEOPLE.com, "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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