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steel gray

dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.
Origin of steel gray
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The outer surface of the flippers and the upper surface of the tail flukes are also steel gray.

  • Its color varies from pale yellow to steel gray or greenish tints.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • The iron is deposited in the form of a bright, steel gray, firmly-adhering mass on the platinum dish.

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

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • I will always remember his broad forehead, his determined-looking jaw, and his steel gray eyes.

    Lest We Forget John Gilbert Thompson
  • The eyes were light blue or steel gray, according to the lights or the humor he was in.

    Geoffrey Hampstead Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • From the bulb emanated a steel gray exhalation of what must be termed light, and yet so real it was seemingly material.

  • He watched Roger impassively with steel gray eyes, motioning him to a chair.

    Infinite Intruder Alan Edward Nourse
  • He looked, up to meet the steel gray eyes and glittering glasses of the chief.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White

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