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Definition of gry

"gry" is probably misspelled. Trying gray instead Definition of gray

1. gray [ a ] an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white
Examples: "gray flannel suit" "hair just turning gray"

Used in print:

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

A very fine , gray solid ( about 15 g ) is formed , water-washed by centrifugation , and dried at 110 ` C .

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

The myocardium of the posterior base of the left_ventricle was replaced by gray scar tissue over a 7.5 cm. area .

The parenchyma was slightly hyperemic in the apex of the left lung , and there were several firm , gray , fibrocalcific nodules measuring as large as 3 mm. .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Scotty gazed out at ugly gray slums and said softly , `` Look at those stupid kids '' .

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

The crude wooden boxes of the enemy , our nicely turned gray metal disks .

Synonyms gray grey greyish grayish Related Terms achromatic

2. gray [ n ] a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

Used in print:

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Beyond that misty gray of the rain , he saw the stretching hutment , low diminutive log_cabins , chinked with mud , with doorways a man would have_to crouch to get through , with roofs of tenting laid_over boughs or boards from hardtack boxes , or fence_rails , with cranky chimneys of sticks and dried mud .

Now , Adam , in the gray light of afternoon , stared across at the hut opposite his tent , and thought_of Simms_Purdew lying in there in the gloom , snoring on his bunk , with the fumes of whisky choking the air .

The gray face stared straight ahead in the drizzle .

Synonyms gray greyness grey grayness Related Terms achromatic_color ash_gray iron_blue charcoal tattletale_gray iron-gray dapple-gray

3. gray [ a ] showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair
Examples: "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge "nodded his hoary head"

Used in print:

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Teachers - men who wore brown suits and had gray hair and pleasant smiles - came to their table to talk_shop and to be introduced to Scotty and Rachel .

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

The boy shuddered at the deathly pale countenance with its wrinkles and gray hair .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

She had a dried-out quality - a gray , lean woman , not unattractive .

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

With my gray hair and my weatherbeaten countenance I certainly looked the honest working stiff .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

The thin gray figures raised a hoarse , cawing cry like the call of a bird flock .

Synonyms gray gray-haired hoary gray-headed grey-haired hoar grey-headed white-haired grey Related Terms old

4. gray [ a ] showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair
Examples: "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge "nodded his hoary head"

Synonyms gray gray-haired hoar grey-haired grey grizzly grey-headed hoary white-haired gray-headed Related Terms old

5. gray [ a ] darkened with overcast
Examples: "a dark day" "a dull sky" "a gray rainy afternoon" "gray clouds" "the sky was leaden and thick"

Used in print:

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

The drizzle was slacking_off now , but the light was grayer .

Synonyms gray leaden grey dull Related Terms cloudy

6. gray [ n ] gray clothing
Examples: "he was dressed in gray"

Used in print:

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Since the Protestant clergy for_the_most_part wear gray or some variant from the wholly black suit , my Roman_collar and black garb usually identify me in England as a Roman_Catholic cleric .

Synonyms gray grey Related Terms clothing

7. gray [ a ] used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms)
Examples: "a stalwart gray figure"

Synonyms gray grey Related Terms southern

8. Gray [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 69

Synonyms Gray

9. gray [ n ] horse of a light grey or whitish color

Used in print:

(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)

He paused only long enough to ascertain that Jess 's buckskin was still missing and that his own gray was all_right , then climbed through a back window and dropped to the ground outside .

Synonyms gray Related Terms saddle_horse

10. gray [ n ] any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray
Examples: "the Confederate army was a vast gray"

Used in print:

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

Indeed , no richer humor is to be found in the whole of American literature than in the letters of the semi-literate men who wore the blue and the gray .

Synonyms gray grey Related Terms organization Confederate_Army

11. gray [ a ] intermediate in character or position
Examples: "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"

Synonyms grey gray Related Terms intermediate

12. gray [ n ] United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)

Synonyms gray asa_gray Related Terms botanist

13. gray [ a ] clothed in gray or a gray costume
Examples: "Gray Ladies are volunteer workers in the American Red Cross" "the Gray Friars are Franciscan friars who traditionally wear gray habits"

Synonyms gray

14. gray [ n ] English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771)

Synonyms thomas_gray gray Related Terms poet

15. gray [ n ] American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)

Synonyms robert_gray gray Related Terms navigator

16. gray [ v ] make gray
Examples: "The painter decided to grey the sky"

Synonyms grey gray Related Terms color color

17. gray [ v ] turn gray
Examples: "Her hair began to gray"

Synonyms grey gray Related Terms discolor

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