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The hardest habit of all to break is the terrible habit of happiness.
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English

Etymology 1

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Adjective

gray (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
gray

Comparative
er

Superlative
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Noun

Singular
gray

Plural
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gray ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) grey; an achromatic colour
    gray colour:   
  2. (two-up) A penny with a tail on both sides, used for cheating. (Reference: Sidney J. Baker, The Australian Language, second edition, 1966, chapter XI section 3, page 243.)
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the image of an extraterrestrial creature with gray skin, bulbous black eyes, and an enlarged head.
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Verb

Infinitive
to gray

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to gray (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (US) To become gray or cause to become gray.
    My hair is beginning to gray.
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Etymology 2

Named after Louis Harold Gray.

Noun

Singular
gray

Plural
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gray ({{{1}}})
  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of absorbed dose of radiation (radiation absorbed by a patient); one joule of energy absorbed per kilogram of the patient's mass. Symbol: Gy
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French

Noun

gray m.

  1. gray (SI unit)

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