very light brown, as of undyed wool; light gray with a brownish tinge.
of the color beige.
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How to use beige in a sentence
How much brown and beige fat adults host is unknown, but it’s a lot less than in mice.Gene editing can alter body fat and may fight diabetes | Silke Schmidt | October 23, 2020 | Science News For Students
In 2016, her group used a chemical method to turn on human beige fat.Gene editing can alter body fat and may fight diabetes | Silke Schmidt | October 23, 2020 | Science News For Students
They are a natural beige color and an easy-to-wash cotton fiber.
Subcutaneous fat tissue can even develop specialised “beige” fat cells that are able to burn fat.Belly Fat Linked To Higher Risk Of Premature Death, Regardless Of Your Weight | LGBTQ-Editor | October 5, 2020 | No Straight News
During a tour with GHN and ProPublica on a sweltering morning in early August, Rollins unlocked the doors of a low-slung beige building a short drive north of Macon.He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million. | by Max Blau for Georgia Health News | September 22, 2020 | ProPublica
Before the race, he had entered the grandstands waving his beige Stetson in the air, as if already on a victory lap.Why California Chrome’s Fairy Tale Didn’t End Happily Ever After | Michael Fensom | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Republican candidate for President of the United States is casually lounging on a cheap beige couch.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary | Marlow Stern | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He removed her beige Roger Vivier pumps and white lab coat to reveal a denuded ballerina-pink slip dress.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’ | Sarah Moroz | November 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In beige socks and black flip-flops, the man accused of bombing two U.S. embassies faced a judge in Manhattan.Gripping His Koran, Anas al-Liby Has His Day in Court | Michael Daly | October 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dressed entirely in beige, working the A-1 cash register, it was clear that Walt no longer wanted to be Heisenberg.Latest ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode, ‘Ozymandias,’ Is Most Action-Packed Yet | Andrew Romano | September 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Harry noticed she was wearing a beige knit suit with a neckline that spoke volumes.The Observers | G. L. Vandenburg
I would say he was about your size, and he had a light-beige jacket, and was lightweight.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | A. Conan Doyle
She was daintily dressed in some sort of beige chiffon with pearls about her neck, and had easy, pleasant manners.Diplomatic Days | Edith O'Shaughnessy
She wore a regardless beige gown, with Paris written all over it, and beautifully put on over a lovely, small-hipped figure.Diplomatic Days | Edith O'Shaughnessy
British Dictionary definitions for beige
a very light brown, sometimes with a yellowish tinge, similar to the colour of undyed wool
(as adjective): beige gloves
a fabric made of undyed or unbleached wool
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