Definition of Iron-grey

1. Noun. The color of freshly broken cast iron.

Exact synonyms: Iron-gray
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Iron-gray



2. Adjective. Of the grey color of iron.
Exact synonyms: Iron-gray
Similar to: Achromatic, Neutral
Derivative terms: Iron-gray

Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron-grey

iron(II) oxide
iron(II) sulfate
iron(III) oxide
iron(III) sulfate
iron-52
iron-54
iron-55
iron-56
iron-57
iron-58
iron-59
iron-binding capacity
iron-dextran complex
iron-fisted
iron-gray
iron-grey (current term)
iron-hearted
iron-shot
iron-sick
iron-storage disease
iron-storage protein
iron-sulfur cluster
iron-sulfur clusters
iron-sulfur protein
iron-sulfur proteins
iron-sulphur cluster
iron-sulphur protein
iron-tree
iron age
iron alum

Literary usage of Iron-grey

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

1. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1801)
"A'""u'a»i Spain, America, &c. It occurs in kidney-form lumps MJ». of various fizes. Its colour is dark iron grey or brown- ifh black ; when cut, ..."

2. The Iron Manufacturer's Guide to the Furnaces, Forges and Rolling Mills of by J. Peter Lesley, American Iron and Steel Association (1859)
"iron; grey iron being a mixture of slightly carbonized iron with uncompounded carbon or graphite. White iron, smelted at a heat but little above melting ..."

3. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical Philosophy (1850)
"Iron grey, 10 .. 66 D... Iron grey. These tints, from the first to the last, for,na series of types which we do not always succeed in approaching, ..."

4. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"When tungsten trioxide is fused with calcium carbide in an electric furnace, it forms an iron-grey carbide, CW , which is harder than corundum and has sp. ..."

5. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1801)
"A'""u'a»i Spain, America, &c. It occurs in kidney-form lumps MJ». of various fizes. Its colour is dark iron grey or brown- ifh black ; when cut, ..."

6. The Iron Manufacturer's Guide to the Furnaces, Forges and Rolling Mills of by J. Peter Lesley, American Iron and Steel Association (1859)
"iron; grey iron being a mixture of slightly carbonized iron with uncompounded carbon or graphite. White iron, smelted at a heat but little above melting ..."

7. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical Philosophy (1850)
"Iron grey, 10 .. 66 D... Iron grey. These tints, from the first to the last, for,na series of types which we do not always succeed in approaching, ..."

8. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"When tungsten trioxide is fused with calcium carbide in an electric furnace, it forms an iron-grey carbide, CW , which is harder than corundum and has sp. ..."

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