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  1. gray
    IPA[ɡrā]
  2. adjective

    noun

    • 1. gray color or pigment:

      dirty intermediate tones of gray
    • 2. gray clothes or material:

      the man in gray
    • 3. gray hair:

      he sighed at the amount of gray at his temple
    • 4. the Confederate army in the Civil War, or a member of that army.

    • 5. a gray thing or animal, in particular a gray or white horse.

    verb

    • 1. (especially of hair) become gray with age:

      he had put on weight and grayed somewhat
    • 2. (of a person) become older:

      the workforce is graying rapidly
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: grey, plural noun: greys

    • noun

      the SI unit of the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation, corresponding to one joule per kilogram.
    • noun

      the SI unit of the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation, corresponding to one joule per kilogram.
    • adjective

      US spelling of grey
    • adjective

      (especially of hair) becoming grey with age:

      (of a person) becoming older:

    • noun

      a dark gray color.

      a horse of a dark gray color.

    • plural

      newly manufactured fabrics that have not been subjected to whitening processes.

      goods traded in a gray market.

    • adjective

      (of a horse) gray or white with rounded markings of a darker shade.
    • noun

      a dapple-gray horse.
    • noun

      the darker tissue of the brain and spinal cord, consisting mainly of nerve cell bodies and branching dendrites.

      intelligence:

    • noun

      a Franciscan friar.
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