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Meaning of "slate-grey" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLATE-GREY

slate-grey  [ˌsleɪtˈɡreɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLATE-GREY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slate-Grey is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SLATE-GREY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

slate-grey

Slate gray

Slate gray is a gray color with a slight azure tinge that is a representation of the average color of the material slate. As a tertiary color, slate is an equal mix of purple and green pigments. Slaty, referring to this color, is often used to describe birds. The first recorded use of slate gray as a color name in English was in 1705.

Definition of slate-grey in the English dictionary

The definition of slate-grey in the dictionary is of a dark grey colour.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLATE-GREY


apres
ˈæpreɪ
array
əˈreɪ
dove-grey
ˌdʌvˈɡreɪ
extrait
eksˈtreɪ
gray
ɡreɪ
grey
ɡreɪ
hombre
ˈɒmbreɪ
kilogray
ˈkɪləˌɡreɪ
Monterrey
ˌmɒntəˈreɪ
pearl-grey
ˌpɜːlˈɡreɪ
pray
preɪ
ray
reɪ
re
reɪ
rei
reɪ
silver-grey
ˈsɪlvəˌɡreɪ
spray
spreɪ
Tigray
ˈtiːɡreɪ
Tigre
ˈtiːɡreɪ
tray
treɪ
trey
treɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLATE-GREY

slat
slatch
slate
slate quarry
slate-blue
slate-coloured
slatelike
slater
slatey
slather
slatier
slatiest
slatiness
slating
Slatkin
slatted
slatted floor
slatter
slattern
slatternliness

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLATE-GREY

Aubrey
Carey
Carrey
charcoal grey
corey
dapple-grey
Frey
Humphrey
iron grey
Jeffrey
Monterey
murrey
osprey
pearl grey
prey
steel grey
steely grey
storey
surrey
two-storey

Synonyms and antonyms of slate-grey in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slate-grey» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLATE-GREY

Find out the translation of slate-grey to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slate-grey from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slate-grey» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石板灰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gris pizarra
570 millions of speakers

English

slate-grey
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्लेट ग्रे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- ائحة رمادية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шифер - серый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ardósia cinza
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্লেট ধুসর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gris ardoise
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slate-grey
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schiefergrau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スレートグレー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

슬레이트 그레이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slate-grey
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đá phiến xám
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலகைக்கல்நிறப் சாம்பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्लेट-ग्रे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kurşun mavisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

grigio ardesia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łupek - szary
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шифер - сірий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- gri ardezie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχιστόλιθος - γκρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

leigrys
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skiffergrå
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skifer - grå
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slate-grey

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLATE-GREY»

The term «slate-grey» is regularly used and occupies the 82.403 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLATE-GREY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «slate-grey» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «slate-grey» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slate-grey

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLATE-GREY»

Discover the use of slate-grey in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slate-grey and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum: Passeriformes, ...
This form differs from the preceding in having the black on the breast extending over the belly, leaving the flanks, vent, and under tail-coverts slate-grey. The female also differs from that of the preceding form in having the rump, vent, and under ...
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, Richard Bowdler Sharpe, 1881
2
Cutaneous Drug Reactions: An Integral Synopsis of Today's ...
... long-term, also conjunctival (see also red) brownish macular brownish-purplish -greyish photosensitive, dose dependent; see drug table! brownish to slate grey brownish to slate grey brownish to slate grey brownish to slate grey brown see ...
Alfred Krebs, 1992
3
Masterful Color: Vibrant Colored Pencil Paintings Layer by Layer
Slate Grey Greyed Lavender Greyed Lavender over Slate Grey Slate Grey Slate Grey over Indigo Blue Indigo Blue Dark Green over Indigo Blue Indigo Blue Celadon Green Black Cherry Indigo Blue over Black Cherry Dioxazine Purple Hue ...
Arlene Steinberg, 2011
4
Thrushes
Adult male is unmistakable, mostly jet-black with blackish to slate-grey upperparts, white lower breast and belly spotted with black, central flanks black but undertailcoverts white. Female is grey-brown on the face and upperparts with whitish ...
Peter Clement, Ren Hathway, 2010
5
Clinical Dermatology
Some call it the 'ashy dermatosis' because of its distinctive slate-grey colour. Most patients are Hispanic or Asian, but the disorder can occur in other people with darker skins. Some believe the condition to be a macular variant of lichen planus.
Richard Weller, John A. A. Hunter, John Savin, 2009
6
Realistic Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil
Dark Umber VS 3 C Continue modeling the shape ofthe eyes with Dark Umber. Warm Grey 90% S 4 LS Continue to model the mask on the face, and build the fur pattern on the chest and legs with Warm Grey 90%. Slate Grey S 3 ST Stipple ...
Anne Flood, 2004
7
Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe
The secondaries are slate-grey to grey-black, with long white tips. P11 hidden by primary coverts. JFMAMJJASOND Adultmoult J F M A M J J A S O N D Juvenilemoult Primaries 11 feathers 90 442 440 435 408 375 351 321310298285 Tail ...
David Lees, John Ferguson, Michael Lawrence, 2010
8
Books in Bloom: Creative Patterns and Props that Bring ...
The two silver grey arms with hands should be mirror opposites of each other; each will be stitched to one of the slate grey arms with hands. Stitch all four wrist seams with desert rose pink thread. Step& Right sides together, pin arm/hand units ...
Kimberly K. Faurot, 2003
9
The Birds of Africa: Volume VIII: The Malagasy Region: ...
Tail pale slate-grey, feathers darker toward tips; central pair sharply pointed and 40–100 mm longer than others. Throat white; rest of underparts variably barred brown and white; dark grey band across breast; some bars on flanks, lower vent ...
Roger Safford, Frank Hawkins, 2013
10
The Birds of Africa: Volume VIII: The Malagasy Region: ...
Tail pale slate-grey, feathers darker toward tips; central pair sharply pointed and 40–100 mm longer than others. Throat white; rest of underparts variably barred brown and white; dark grey band across breast; some bars on flanks, lower vent ...
Roger Safford, Frank Hawkins, 2013

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLATE-GREY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slate-grey is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Career Criminals, review: 'made for engaging television'
Yet there were darker shades to all this beyond Dudley's slate-grey skies. Lewis suspected that Winkett was being exploited by someone higher up the criminal ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Porsche enthusiasts set to show off their rides for charity
His slate-grey 993 is a lovely little car, last of the air/oil-cooled machines. We've beaten the usual herds of cyclists by showing up early, but not the clouds of ... «Driving, Jun 15»
3
Fraher Architects includes textured brick cladding on north London …
Slate-grey bricks applied in zigzagging rows give the walls of this London house extension a faceted texture that contrasts the smooth, pale yellow brickwork of ... «Dezeen, May 15»
4
A new PS4 turns back the clock to celebrate 20 years of PlayStation
The re-skinned PS4, DualShock 4 controller, and PS4 Eye Camera all sport the slate-grey color and original logos that adorned the original PlayStation. «Digital Trends, Dec 14»
5
David Beckham 'buys replica Steve McQueen Porsche'
The Paris Saint-Germain footballer is said to have spent £70,000 on the classic 1969 slate-grey Porsche 911, from a dealer in Preston, reports The Mirror. «Digital Spy UK, May 13»
6
Heavenly hellebores: Once restricted to a few muddy shades, these …
Now there's a selection of vibrant plants to choose from, with flowers in shades of white, yellow, green, peach, pink, purple, slate-grey and near black, often ... «Daily Mail, Feb 12»

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