BrE iron-gray AmE adjective iron-grey hair is a dark grey colour

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  • iron-grey — adj BrE iron gray AmE iron grey hair is dark grey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • iron-grey — UK / US adjective dark grey in colour iron grey hair …   English dictionary

  • iron-grey — I noun the color of freshly broken cast iron • Syn: ↑iron gray • Derivationally related forms: ↑iron gray (for: ↑iron gray) • Hypernyms: ↑gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • iron-grey — /aɪən ˈgreɪ/ (say uyuhn gray) adjective 1. of a grey colour like that of freshly broken iron. –noun 2. such a colour …  

  • iron-gray — I noun the color of freshly broken cast iron • Syn: ↑iron grey • Derivationally related forms: ↑iron grey (for: ↑iron grey) • Hypernyms: ↑gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • iron — [[t]a͟ɪ͟ə(r)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ irons, ironing, ironed 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Iron is an element which usually takes the form of a hard, dark grey metal. It is used to make steel, and also forms part of many tools, buildings, and vehicles. Very small… …   English dictionary

  • grey — grey1 W2S2 BrE gray AmE [greı] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(colour)¦ 2¦(hair)¦ 3¦(face)¦ 4¦(boring)¦ 5¦(weather)¦ 6¦(of old people)¦ 7 grey area ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • iron — /ˈaɪən / (say uyuhn) noun 1. Chemistry a ductile, malleable, silver white metallic element, scarcely known in a pure condition, but abundantly used in its crude or impure forms containing carbon (see pig iron, cast iron, steel, and wrought… …  

  • Iron Pagoda — The Iron Pagoda (鐵塔) of Youguo Temple (佑國寺), Kaifeng City, Henan province, is a Buddhist Chinese pagoda built in 1049 AD during the Song Dynasty (960–1279) of China. (The name of the pagoda refers to the color of the building, not the metal.) It… …   Wikipedia

  • iron — the term iron, as used in the chemical or scientific sense of the word, refers to the chemical element iron or pure iron and is the chief constituent of all commercial iron and steel. alpha iron cast iron delta iron gamma iron grey iron malleable …   Mechanics glossary

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