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gray

the derived SI unit of absorbed ionizing radiation dose or kerma equivalent to an absorption per unit mass of one joule per kilogram of irradiated material. 1 gray is equivalent to 100 rads.

Gray

1. Simon (James Holiday). born 1936, British writer: his plays include Butley (1971), The Common Pursuit (1988), Life Support (1997), and Japes (2001)
2. Thomas. 1716--71, English poet, best known for his Elegy written in a Country Churchyard (1751)

gray

[grā]
(nucleonics)
The International System unit of absorbed dose, equal to the energy imparted by ionizing radiation to a mass of matter corresponding to 1 joule per kilogram. Symbolized Gy.

gray

color of the uniform of the Confederate soldier. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 566]

Gray

A parser generator written in Forth by Martin Anton Ertl <anton@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at>. Gray takes grammars in an extended BNF and produces executable Forth code for recursive descent parsers. There is no special support for error handling. Version 3 runs under Tile Forth Release 2 by Mikael Patel.

gray

A unit of measurement of absorbed radiation. Part of the SI system of measurement, one gray (Gy) is equal to one joule per kilogram. The gray is 100 times greater than the "rad," which was the unit of measurement it replaced. See joule, SI units and radiation hardened.
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It came charging full tilt upon Bell, driving three inventors abreast--Edison, Gray, and Dolbear.
Two hours afterwards, Madame Danglars received a most flattering epistle from the count, in which he entreated her to receive back her favorite "dappled grays," protesting that he could not endure the idea of making his entry into the Parisian world of fashion with the knowledge that his splendid equipage had been obtained at the price of a lovely woman's regrets.
The leaders were of gray, and the pole-horses of a jet-black.
As he stepped into the circle of yellow light thrown by the lantern she saw that he was a person of gentlemanly bearing, dressed in a gray suit of tweeds, with a cloth cap.
Far away I could catch glimpses of the old gray building with its bristling Tudor chimneys, but the drive ran through a dense shrubbery, and I saw no more of my man.
He had come into the kitchen, in the twilight of a cold, gray December evening, and had sat down in the woodbox corner to take off his heavy boots, unconscious of the fact that Anne and a bevy of her schoolmates were having a practice of "The Fairy Queen" in the sitting room.
His eyes seemed to be taking in everything--the gray trees with the gray creepers climbing over them and hanging from their branches, the tangle on the walls and among the grass, the evergreen alcoves with the stone seats and tall flower urns standing in them.
At the same time, observing Gray to be unarmed, I handed him my cutlass.
The gray came in just after, and thereby prevented any ill treatment which the others might have given me.
I turned half-way round and saw Dorian Gray for the first time.
So Mowgli stretched himself in some long, clean grass at the edge of the field, but before he had closed his eyes a soft gray nose poked him under the chin.
The elderly men ought to have remembered him, too, with locks as gray in their youth, as their own were now.