Definition of Charcoal gray
1. Noun. A very dark grey color.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Charcoal
Lexicographical Neighbors of Charcoal Gray
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 ..."