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  • The thin greyish bark is usually removed.

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  • It varies in colour from greyish to bright yellow or greenish-brown, the first-named being the purest.

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  • The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.

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  • grisea is greyish in tint and produces a spherical egg with a spiky shell, which also is dropped into the mud.

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  • Owing to its northerly position a large part of Ungava is treeless, and belongs to the barren grounds where caribou roam and feed on the socalled caribou moss, a greyish lichen.

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  • This vegetation, covering plains, mesas, and even extending up the sides of the mountains, gives the entire landscape the greyish or dull olive colour characteristic of the Great Basin.

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  • Columbium hydride, CbH, is obtained as a greyish metallic powder, when the double fluoride, CbF 5, 2 KF, is reduced with sodium.

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  • Monroe was about six feet tall, but, being stoop-shouldered and rather ungainly seemed less; his eyes, a greyish blue, were deep-set and kindly; his face was delicate, naturally refined, and prematurely lined.

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  • Its general connexion with death is due no doubt to the greyish colour of its leaves and its yellowish flowers, which suggest the gloom of the underworld and the pallor of death.

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  • Gold is yellow; copper is red; silver, tin, and some others are pure white; the majority are greyish.

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  • The first sign of its presence is the appearance of a minute spot, which is greyish in the centre, with a brown border.

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  • The grass used for Japanese lawns loses its verdure in autumn and remains from November to March a greyish brown blot upon the scene.

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  • Nevertheless he persevered, and in 1838 we find him producing not only green and yellow monochromes, but also greyish white and mirror-black glazes of high excellence.

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  • The general ` brown' has a greyish cast, as far as the under fur is concerned, and is overlaid with rich lustrous blackish-brown in places where the long bristly hairs prevail.

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  • The coat in summer is foxy red above and white below; in winter this changes to a greyish fawn, with a white rump-patch.

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  • It contains about 20% of cinnamic acid in addition to 18 or even more of benzoic. (3) Palembang benzoin, an inferior variety, said to be obtained from Styrax benzoin in Sumatra, consists of greyish translucent resinous masses, containing small white opaque tears.

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  • They are covered with a fur to which they owe their chief commercial value; this consists of two kinds of hair - the one close-set, silky and of a greyish colour, the other much coarser and longer, and of a reddish brown.

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  • The streak is greyish or brownish-black.

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  • is widely distributed throughout the state, and great quantities of it aie crushed for road-making, railway ballasts, and concrete, but as the prevailing colours are greyish or drab it is little used in the walls of buildings.

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  • The prevailing plant-colour is a greyish green, due to a hard dry outer covering which serves as a protection from desiccation.

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  • Buildings, &c. - Brick, blue limestone, and a greyish buff freestone are the most common building materials, and the city has various buildings of much architectural merit.

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  • and 30 ft.; and in colour from black on the upper surface in the young to light brown in old animals, the under-parts being greyish white.

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  • The natural colour of tussur silk is a greyish fawn, and that shade it was found impossible to discharge by any of the ordinary bleaching agents, so as to obtain a basis for light and delicate dyes.

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  • The tayra is, when adult, black beneath and on the legs, and not uncommonly has a considerable quantity of greyish hair on the head.

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  • In the dry and more typical state it is most frequently white or whitish, and almost as often greyish or greyish glaucous.

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  • thick over large tracts of country in the form of small irregular lumps of a greyish or white colour.

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  • saxatile, with greyish leaves, and deep yellow flowers, produced in April and May, and the dwarfer A.

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  • albida forms a conspicuous mass of greyish leaves and white blossoms. There is also a charming double variety.

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  • high, of greyish flowers scented like heliotrope; it should have a corner to itself.

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  • The coat is usually a shade of brown, sometimes greyish, fairly bright and with a suggestion of waviness.

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  • The shores are for the greater part formed of fine gravel; some yards from the shore the bed is uniformly covered with fine greyish mud.

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  • Alytes obstetricans is a small toad-like Batrachian, two inches in length, of dull greyish coloration, plump form with warty skin and large eyes with vertical pupils.

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  • The hind feet have six pads on their inferior surfaces, and the colour is dull grizzled brown above and greyish white below.

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  • It is comparatively fine-grained and of a greyish colour.

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  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

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  • It is a greyish white metal, and is very malleable and ductile.

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  • Chem., 1908, 60, p. 178) obtained a greyish green powder of composition N102.

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  • The former method yields greyish, metallic-looking, microscopic crystals, the latter a grey amorphous powder.

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  • When prepared by the precipitation of nickel salts with alkaline sulphide in neutral solution it is a greyish black amorphous compound which readily oxidizes in moist air, forming a basic nickel sulphate.

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  • The general colour of the fur is greyish, with a deep tinge of chestnut from the middle of the back to the root of the tail.

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  • It is a greyish coloured solid, which combines very energetically with water to form the hydroxide, much heat being evolved during the combination; on heating to redness in a current of oxygen it combines with the oxygen to form the dioxide, which at higher temperatures breaks up again into the monoxide and oxygen.

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  • The mineral is transparent to opaque and white, sometimes greyish, bluish or greenish in colour.

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  • Its plumage is plain in colour, being of an almost uniform greyish black above, the space round the eyes and a ring round the neck being variegated with white, and a patch of pale rufous appearing above the carpal joint, while the lower parts of the body are white.

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  • The name is extended to include the sing-sing or defassa waterbuck (C. def assa), a wides p read species, without the white ring on the buttocks, and represented by several local races, one of which is foxy red while a second is greyish.

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  • reddish in summer and greyish in winter, with a long tail, which is coloured like the back above but white below, and is carried elevated when the animal is running, so as to form with the white of the inner sides of the buttocks a conspicuous "blaze."

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  • It spontaneously inflames in air or oxygen; and when the gas is issuing from a jet into air the flame is greyish green, with a faintly luminous and yellow tip; the flame is probably one of the coldest known.

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  • East of the Cascades the valleys are usually treeless, save for a few willows and cottonwoods in the vicinity of streams. Over the greater part of this region the sage-brush is the most common plant, and by its ubiquity it imparts to the landscape the monotonous greyish tint so characteristic of the arid regions of the western United States.

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  • In eastern Oregon the soils are of an entirely different type, being usually of a greyish appearance, lacking in humus, and composed of volcanic dust and alluvium from the uplands.

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  • The buccal mucous membrane will be greyish, brown or black in colour, due to the corrosive effects of the acid.

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  • On the other hand, these sheep may be uniformly yellowish white, reddish brown, greyish brown or even black.

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  • The carbonate forms about one-third and is mixed with sugar into a greyish powder.

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  • Contorted stems, sometimes of considerable thickness, very hard, and covered with a grey cracked bark, rise out of the sand, bearing green plumes with small greyish leaves and pink fruit.

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  • Quincy granite, a hornblende, pyroxene, bluish or greyish, without mica, was used for the construction of the Bunker Hill monument at Charlestown (in 1826), and of King's Chapel, Boston; and for interior decorations it has found some use, for example in the Philadelphia city buildings.

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  • The colour of the hair ranges from blonde and reddish to a bluish or greyish black; the eyes are black, hazel, blue or grey.

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  • When the retardation of phase for light of mean period is it or a small multiple of it a crystalline plate placed between a crossed polarizer and analyser exhibits in white light a distinctive greyish violet colour, known as a sensitive tint from the fact that it changes rapidly to blue or red, when the retardation is very slightly increased or diminished.

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  • All of these were originally salt-steppes, and, where the soil is still highly impregnated with salt, have only a sparse covering of shrubs, mostly members of the Salsolaceae, with thick, greyish green, often downy leaves.

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  • onager), of which there are several races, is smaller, with a broader dorsal stripe, bordered with white; the colour varying from sandy to greyish.

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  • The fur is of fine quality, consisting of a short soft whitish grey under-fur, brown at the tips, interspersed with longer, stiffer and thicker hairs, shining, greyish at the base, bright rich brown at the points, especially on the upper-parts and outer surface of the legs; the throat, cheeks, under-parts and inner surface of the legs brownish grey throughout.

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  • It varies in colour from greyish to bright yellow or greenish-brown, the first-named being the purest.

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  • The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.

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  • grisea is greyish in tint and produces a spherical egg with a spiky shell, which also is dropped into the mud.

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  • Of the European kinds one of the most important and best marked forms is the white poplar or abele, P. alba, a tree of large size, with rounded spreading head and curved branches, which, like the trunk, are covered with a greyish white bark, becoming much furrowed on old stems. The leaves are ovate or nearly round in general outline, but with deeply waved, more or less lobed and indented margins and cordate base; the upper side is of a dark green tint, but the lower surface is clothed with a dense white down, which likewise covers the young shoots - giving, with the bark, a hoary aspect to the whole tree.

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  • Owing to its northerly position a large part of Ungava is treeless, and belongs to the barren grounds where caribou roam and feed on the socalled caribou moss, a greyish lichen.

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  • This vegetation, covering plains, mesas, and even extending up the sides of the mountains, gives the entire landscape the greyish or dull olive colour characteristic of the Great Basin.

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  • Columbium hydride, CbH, is obtained as a greyish metallic powder, when the double fluoride, CbF 5, 2 KF, is reduced with sodium.

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  • Monroe was about six feet tall, but, being stoop-shouldered and rather ungainly seemed less; his eyes, a greyish blue, were deep-set and kindly; his face was delicate, naturally refined, and prematurely lined.

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  • Its general connexion with death is due no doubt to the greyish colour of its leaves and its yellowish flowers, which suggest the gloom of the underworld and the pallor of death.

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  • Gold is yellow; copper is red; silver, tin, and some others are pure white; the majority are greyish.

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  • The first sign of its presence is the appearance of a minute spot, which is greyish in the centre, with a brown border.

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  • The thin greyish bark is usually removed.

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  • The grass used for Japanese lawns loses its verdure in autumn and remains from November to March a greyish brown blot upon the scene.

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  • Nevertheless he persevered, and in 1838 we find him producing not only green and yellow monochromes, but also greyish white and mirror-black glazes of high excellence.

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  • The general ` brown' has a greyish cast, as far as the under fur is concerned, and is overlaid with rich lustrous blackish-brown in places where the long bristly hairs prevail.

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  • The coat in summer is foxy red above and white below; in winter this changes to a greyish fawn, with a white rump-patch.

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  • Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.

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  • It contains about 20% of cinnamic acid in addition to 18 or even more of benzoic. (3) Palembang benzoin, an inferior variety, said to be obtained from Styrax benzoin in Sumatra, consists of greyish translucent resinous masses, containing small white opaque tears.

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  • They are covered with a fur to which they owe their chief commercial value; this consists of two kinds of hair - the one close-set, silky and of a greyish colour, the other much coarser and longer, and of a reddish brown.

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  • The streak is greyish or brownish-black.

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  • is widely distributed throughout the state, and great quantities of it aie crushed for road-making, railway ballasts, and concrete, but as the prevailing colours are greyish or drab it is little used in the walls of buildings.

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  • It is of a translucent greyish colour, speckled with brown and closely resembles the sand in which it lives.

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  • The prevailing plant-colour is a greyish green, due to a hard dry outer covering which serves as a protection from desiccation.

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  • Buildings, &c. - Brick, blue limestone, and a greyish buff freestone are the most common building materials, and the city has various buildings of much architectural merit.

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  • CHAFFINCH (Fringilla coelebs), the common English name of a bird belonging to the family Fringillidae (see Finch), and distinguished, in the male sex, by the deep greyish blue of its crown feathers, the yellowish green of its rump, the white of the wing coverts, so disposed as to form two conspicuous bars, and the reddish brown passing into vinous red of the throat and breast.

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  • and 30 ft.; and in colour from black on the upper surface in the young to light brown in old animals, the under-parts being greyish white.

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  • The natural colour of tussur silk is a greyish fawn, and that shade it was found impossible to discharge by any of the ordinary bleaching agents, so as to obtain a basis for light and delicate dyes.

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  • The tayra is, when adult, black beneath and on the legs, and not uncommonly has a considerable quantity of greyish hair on the head.

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  • In the dry and more typical state it is most frequently white or whitish, and almost as often greyish or greyish glaucous.

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  • thick over large tracts of country in the form of small irregular lumps of a greyish or white colour.

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  • saxatile, with greyish leaves, and deep yellow flowers, produced in April and May, and the dwarfer A.

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  • albida forms a conspicuous mass of greyish leaves and white blossoms. There is also a charming double variety.

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  • high, of greyish flowers scented like heliotrope; it should have a corner to itself.

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  • The coat is usually a shade of brown, sometimes greyish, fairly bright and with a suggestion of waviness.

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  • The shores are for the greater part formed of fine gravel; some yards from the shore the bed is uniformly covered with fine greyish mud.

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  • Alytes obstetricans is a small toad-like Batrachian, two inches in length, of dull greyish coloration, plump form with warty skin and large eyes with vertical pupils.

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  • The hind feet have six pads on their inferior surfaces, and the colour is dull grizzled brown above and greyish white below.

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  • It is comparatively fine-grained and of a greyish colour.

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  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.

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  • It is a greyish white metal, and is very malleable and ductile.

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  • Chem., 1908, 60, p. 178) obtained a greyish green powder of composition N102.

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  • The former method yields greyish, metallic-looking, microscopic crystals, the latter a grey amorphous powder.

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  • When prepared by the precipitation of nickel salts with alkaline sulphide in neutral solution it is a greyish black amorphous compound which readily oxidizes in moist air, forming a basic nickel sulphate.

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  • The general colour of the fur is greyish, with a deep tinge of chestnut from the middle of the back to the root of the tail.

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  • It is a greyish coloured solid, which combines very energetically with water to form the hydroxide, much heat being evolved during the combination; on heating to redness in a current of oxygen it combines with the oxygen to form the dioxide, which at higher temperatures breaks up again into the monoxide and oxygen.

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  • The mineral is transparent to opaque and white, sometimes greyish, bluish or greenish in colour.

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  • Its plumage is plain in colour, being of an almost uniform greyish black above, the space round the eyes and a ring round the neck being variegated with white, and a patch of pale rufous appearing above the carpal joint, while the lower parts of the body are white.

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  • The name is extended to include the sing-sing or defassa waterbuck (C. def assa), a wides p read species, without the white ring on the buttocks, and represented by several local races, one of which is foxy red while a second is greyish.

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  • reddish in summer and greyish in winter, with a long tail, which is coloured like the back above but white below, and is carried elevated when the animal is running, so as to form with the white of the inner sides of the buttocks a conspicuous "blaze."

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  • It spontaneously inflames in air or oxygen; and when the gas is issuing from a jet into air the flame is greyish green, with a faintly luminous and yellow tip; the flame is probably one of the coldest known.

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  • East of the Cascades the valleys are usually treeless, save for a few willows and cottonwoods in the vicinity of streams. Over the greater part of this region the sage-brush is the most common plant, and by its ubiquity it imparts to the landscape the monotonous greyish tint so characteristic of the arid regions of the western United States.

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  • In eastern Oregon the soils are of an entirely different type, being usually of a greyish appearance, lacking in humus, and composed of volcanic dust and alluvium from the uplands.

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  • The buccal mucous membrane will be greyish, brown or black in colour, due to the corrosive effects of the acid.

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  • On the other hand, these sheep may be uniformly yellowish white, reddish brown, greyish brown or even black.

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  • The carbonate forms about one-third and is mixed with sugar into a greyish powder.

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  • Contorted stems, sometimes of considerable thickness, very hard, and covered with a grey cracked bark, rise out of the sand, bearing green plumes with small greyish leaves and pink fruit.

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  • Quincy granite, a hornblende, pyroxene, bluish or greyish, without mica, was used for the construction of the Bunker Hill monument at Charlestown (in 1826), and of King's Chapel, Boston; and for interior decorations it has found some use, for example in the Philadelphia city buildings.

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  • The colour of the hair ranges from blonde and reddish to a bluish or greyish black; the eyes are black, hazel, blue or grey.

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  • When the retardation of phase for light of mean period is it or a small multiple of it a crystalline plate placed between a crossed polarizer and analyser exhibits in white light a distinctive greyish violet colour, known as a sensitive tint from the fact that it changes rapidly to blue or red, when the retardation is very slightly increased or diminished.

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  • All of these were originally salt-steppes, and, where the soil is still highly impregnated with salt, have only a sparse covering of shrubs, mostly members of the Salsolaceae, with thick, greyish green, often downy leaves.

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  • onager), of which there are several races, is smaller, with a broader dorsal stripe, bordered with white; the colour varying from sandy to greyish.

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  • The fur is of fine quality, consisting of a short soft whitish grey under-fur, brown at the tips, interspersed with longer, stiffer and thicker hairs, shining, greyish at the base, bright rich brown at the points, especially on the upper-parts and outer surface of the legs; the throat, cheeks, under-parts and inner surface of the legs brownish grey throughout.

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  • Caryopteris - C. mastacanthus is a small shrub with greyish foliage, distinct in habit, and with purple flowers, not quite hardy perhaps in all soils, but pretty on warm banks and in warm gardens.

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  • On warm soils it would come in well with borders of greyish plants, such as the Lavenders.

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  • The plant is 18 inches or 2 feet high, with small, ovate, soft, greyish and somewhat downy leaves and flowers from June onwards.

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  • Griselinia Littoralis - Reaches a height of 30 feet, with wedge-shaped leaves, greyish beneath, where the veins show very faintly.

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  • Rock Gromwell (Lithospermum Petraeum) - A neat, dwarf shrub, something like a small Lavender bush, with small greyish leaves.

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  • Greyish ovate, acutely pointed leaves, and horizontally disposed bells of violet-purple color on wiry stems, 6 inches high, mark it well.

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  • Z. lavandulaefolia (Zietenia) - Dwarf, creeping, half-shrubby perennial of a greyish hue, 6 to 12 inches high, with purple flowers in summer, borne in whorls, forming a spike about 6 inches long, with a slender downy stalk.

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  • The general aspect of this form is much more that of a Willow than an Olive, the long lanceolate leaves being greyish above and silvery-white beneath.

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  • Elaeagnus Macrophylla - n evergreen species from China and Japan, has large roundish leaves, greyish above and silvery beneath.

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  • Shrubby Horsetail (Ephedra) - Curious greyish, wiry, trailing bushes of S.

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  • The leaves are greyish, the white, fragrant flowers borne in terminal inflorescences in August.

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  • Titanium is a greyish white metal that is often selected for jewelry because of its durability, look, and hypoallergenic qualities.

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