Definition of Charcoal gray

1. Noun. A very dark grey color.

Exact synonyms: Charcoal, Charcoal Grey, Oxford Gray, Oxford Grey
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Charcoal



Lexicographical Neighbors of Charcoal Gray

charases
charbocle
charbocles
charbon
charbroil
charbroiled
charbroiler
charbroilers
charbroiling
charbroils
charcloth
charcoal
charcoal-gray
charcoal-grey
charcoal burner
charcoal gray (current term)
charcoal grey
charcoaled
charcoaling
charcoals
charcoaly
charcot's foot
charcot's joint
charcot-marie disease
charcuterie
charcuteries
chard
chard plant
chardonnay grape
chardonnays

Literary usage of Charcoal gray

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The light-gray panel at back of letter E contains a little orange chrome yellow, while the gray shades of the letter are made of charcoal gray tempered with ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Colors for Painting: Comprising by Jean René Denis Riffault des Hêtres, Armand Denis Vergnaud, G. Alvar Toussaint (1874)
"... indigo charcoal gray zinc oxide chromate of zinc or lead yellow ochre yellow ochre ) vermilion i sienna earth chrome yellow) Prussian blue ) chrome ..."

3. Text Books of Art Education, Book I- by Hugo B. Froehlich, Bonnie E. Snow (1906)
"... we can show the light and dark effect of color with a gray medium, such as pencil or charcoal, ink or charcoal-gray water-color. In using a gray medium, ..."

4. Light and Shade with Chapters on Charcoal, Pencil, and Brush Drawing: A by Anson Kent Cross (1897)
"charcoal gray gives clear gray tones well adapted for reproduction, and is a desirable color when one is able to obtain effects directly; ..."

5. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1863)
"charcoal gray. Iodine...... Red-brown. There arc several objects on this list of which I have not got specimens; they will be found fully described, ..."

6. An Inductive Chemistry by Robert Hart Bradbury (1912)
"A high temperature in the preparation makes the charcoal gray-black, dense, a better conductor of the electric current and more difficult to ignite. ..."

7. Studies in Archaic Corinthian Vase Painting by Patricia Lawrence, Darrell Arlynn Amyx (1996)
"Crazed, charcoal-gray glaze-paint on interior, firm and dark red brown to nearly black on bottom. Added red. In tondo, part of back and haunch of feline to ..."

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