Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of gris (adj.) = grey [gray, -USA] ; gray [grey, -UK]. Ex: If the spot stays yellow the paper is decidedly acid; an in-between colour (green, grey, grey-green, yellow-green) indicates mild acidity; while if the spot goes purple, the paper is near-neutral or alkaline. Ex: He glanced casually at the ill-balanced frontages of the buildings ahead that stretched on and on until they melded in an indistinguishable mass of gray at Laurence Street. ---- * ardilla gris = grey squirrel. * de diferentes tonalidades de gris = grey scale [gray scale]. * escala de grises = grey scale [gray scale]. * gris pardo = mousy grey. * gris pardusco = mousy grey. * literatura gris = grey literature (GL). * materia gris = grey matter [gray matter]. * pelo gris = white hair ; grey hair [gray hair]. * SIGLE (Sistema de Información sobre Literatura Gris en Europa) = SIGLE (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe). * sustancia gris = grey matter [gray matter]. * usar la materia gris = put + Posesivo + thinking cap on. (adj.) = murky ; drab. Ex: There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure. Ex: The ride to Central Station first takes you through several drab suburbs, showing none of the picturesque scenes promoted by the tourist office.