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steel gray

dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His hair and handlebar moustache were steel gray, and his eyes astonishingly blue.
  • Lahontan cutthroat trout are steel gray to olive green above, with yellow-brown sides and red or pink along the belly.
  • The metal, steel gray in color, has many desirable properties.
  • They are salt-and-pepper to steel gray on the back with contrasting white underparts.
  • Their coloring is steel gray on top and whitish on their belly.
  • The body color varies with the back ranging from steel gray to olive green.
  • The bark is steel gray and is attractive during the winter.
  • There was a fire in his eyes, which were steel gray, but there was also in him a moderating strain of gentleness.

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