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

Examples of steel blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given the playful nature of the silhouette, King kept the styling simple with a hint of edge, opting for a sleek bob, a steel blue smokey eye, and Forevermark jewels. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Apr. 2021 Decorated in steel blue, creamy yellow, and white, the bakery will have local art for sale on the walls and a distinct French bistro vibe with industrial metal and dark wood accents. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 26 Mar. 2021 Among distressed and twisted stitch lines sat layered pockets with hints of steel blue and bumblebee yellow. Hannah Karpel, Vogue, 26 Feb. 2021 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, 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. ExpressNews.com, 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, 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, PEOPLE.com, 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, 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of steel blue

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 May 2021

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“Steel blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steel%20blue. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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