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steel gray

noun
1.
dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.
Origin of steel gray
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45
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  • Its color varies from pale yellow to steel gray or greenish tints.

    Textiles

    William H. Dooley
  • He was a steel gray man of about sixty and was inserting a notice.

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • The eyes were light blue or steel gray, according to the lights or the humor he was in.

    Geoffrey Hampstead Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • He watched Roger impassively with steel gray eyes, motioning him to a chair.

    Infinite Intruder Alan Edward Nourse
  • He's tall, and has wrinkles around his eyes, and a dictatorial nose, and steel gray eyes.

    Prudence Says So

    Ethel Hueston
  • steel gray were sky and water, sombre the iron-bound land, whilst the whereabouts of the sun became a scientific abstraction.

    The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy
  • The iron is deposited in the form of a bright, steel gray, firmly-adhering mass on the platinum dish.

  • His steel gray eyes focused intently on the verniers, taking the readings.

    The Moon Destroyers Monroe K. Ruch
  • The few trees along its bold rampart resembled short spear-pointed bushes outlined against the steel gray of sky.

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