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grey

(now esp US), gray
1. of a neutral tone, intermediate between black and white, that has no hue and reflects and transmits only a little light
2. greyish in colour or having parts or marks that are greyish
3. (of textiles) natural, unbleached, undyed, and untreated
4. any of a group of grey tones
5. grey cloth or clothing
6. an animal, esp a horse, that is grey or whitish

Grey

1. Charles, 2nd Earl Grey. 1764--1845, British statesman. As Whig prime minister (1830--34), he carried the Reform Bill of 1832 and the bill for the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1833)
2. Sir Edward, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. 1862--1933, British statesman; foreign secretary (1905--16)
3. Sir George. 1812--98, British statesman and colonial administrator; prime minister of New Zealand (1877--79)
4. Lady Jane. 1537--54, queen of England (July 9--19, 1553); great-granddaughter of Henry VII. Her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, persuaded Edward VI to alter the succession in her favour, but after ten days as queen she was imprisoned and later executed
5. Zane. 1875--1939, US author of Westerns, including Riders of the Purple Sage (1912)
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The figures of the European Color Report 2017 reveal that achromatic colors are still the most popular.
Allen Brown, advanced development and mastering manager in the Color and Material Design group of Ford Motor Company, agrees that, while there will always be niche colors for special applications, overall there seems to be a balancing of colors to round out a complete selection, with a shift away from achromatic colors to a more sophisticated, balanced palette.
Achromatic colors such as silver, black, gray, and white still dominate automotive markets in North and South America and Europe.
Moreover, mixed chromatic and achromatic colors in various combinations ('al', 'als', 'alm', etc.) were assessed.
These are achromatic colors. While the development of such colors requires careful laboratory work, the raw materials to use are relatively simple to choose.