greyness
greyness greyness n. a neutral achromatic color midway between while and black.

Syn: gray, grayness, grey. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • greyness — grey (US gray) ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a colour intermediate between black and white, as of ashes or lead. 2) (of hair) turning grey or white with age. 3) (of the weather) cloudy and dull; without sun. 4) dull and nondescript: grey, faceless men. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

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  • greyness — grey·ness || greɪnɪs n. quality of being grey in color …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greyness — grey·ness …   English syllables

  • greyness — See: grey …   English dictionary

  • greyness — noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black • Syn: ↑gray, ↑grayness, ↑grey • Derivationally related forms: ↑grey, ↑grey (for: ↑grey), ↑gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • grey — [[t]gre͟ɪ[/t]] ♦♦ greyer, greyest (in AM, use gray) 1) COLOUR Grey is the colour of ashes or of clouds on a rainy day. ...a grey suit. 2) ADJ GRADED You use grey to describe the colour of people s hair when it changes from its original colour,… …   English dictionary

  • πολιά — πολιά̱ , πολιά greyness of hair fem nom/voc/acc dual πολιά̱ , πολιά greyness of hair fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) πολιάς guardian of the city fem voc sg πολιός grey neut nom/voc/acc pl πολιά̱ , πολιός grey fem nom/voc/acc dual πολιά̱ ,… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • grayness — noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black • Syn: ↑gray, ↑grey, ↑greyness • Derivationally related forms: ↑grey (for: ↑greyness), ↑grey ( …   Useful english dictionary

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