Definition of Steel gray

1. Noun. Slightly purplish or bluish dark grey.

Exact synonyms: Davy's Gray, Davy's Grey, Iron Blue, Steel Grey
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steel Gray

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steel-plated
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steel drum
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steel gray (current term)
steel guitar
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Literary usage of Steel gray

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1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"Color steel-gray. Wittichen, Baden. Probably a mixture and not a definite species. ... Color steel-gray to dark lead- gray. Streak grayish black. Opaque. ..."

2. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, James Dwight Dana (1877)
"252), G. =C-(i-4, color and streak light steel-gray, yields also sulphurous fumes ... 240), color dark steel-gray, contains also silver. 8. ..."

3. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1922)
"Color iron-black to steel-gray, in thin splinters deep blood-red. ... Color steel-gray. Wittichen, Baden. Probably a mixture and not a definite species. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"Colour steel-gray. Massive. Shining. Cleavage double rectangular. Fragments cubical. Brittle. Sp. gr. 6. to 6.7. It melts before the blow-pipe, ..."

5. Genetic Studies of Rabbits and Rats by William Ernest Castle (1922)
"steel-gray offspring in various matings, and this shows that they did inherit ... The steel-gray Flemish buck 2, used in crosses with both Polish and ..."

6. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals: Comprising Electro by Georg Langbein (1909)
"By using a strong electric current the objects may also be coated with a steel-gray deposit of arsenic in a heated arsenic bath. For coloring copper dark ..."

7. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals by Georg Langbein (1898)
"To produce a steel-gray color upon copper immerse the clean and pickled objects in a heated solution of chloride of antimony in hydrochloric acid. ..."

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