gray body

noun Physics.
any body that emits radiation at each wavelength in a constant ratio less than unity to that emitted by a black body at the same temperature.
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Its chilly delicate gray body slips into a stew-pan or under a broiler or alive
  down a red throat, and it is done.
They have a wide, scaly, gray body and a tapered head.
It has a brown to gray body with a reddish head, white belly and two rows of
  irregular dark blotches down the back.
The tail spot is faint or often absent on a gray to silvery gray body.
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