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battleship gray

Syllabification: bat·tle·ship gray

Definition of battleship gray in English:

noun

A bluish gray color, typically used for warships to reduce their visibility.
Example sentences
  • Rockets of early manufacture are painted battleship gray or dark green; later rockets are olive drab.
  • Also, I could (of course) be mistaken, but wasn't the nickname ‘The Gray Ghost ‘given to the Queen Mary after she was painted battleship gray and pressed into service as an Allied troop transport ship during WWII?
  • There were three battleship gray, four-drawer filing cabinets jammed into the space that appeared somehow wrong to Eric's senses.

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