[gruh-vyoo r, grey-vyer] /grəˈvyʊər, ˈgreɪ vyər/
an intaglio process of photomechanical printing, such as or rotogravure.
a print produced by gravure.
the metal or wooden plate used in .
a method of intaglio printing using a plate with many small etched recesses See also rotogravure
matter printed by this process
1893, short for photogravure, from gravure, from grave (v.) + -ure.
noun 1. a small dish, often boat-shaped, for serving gravy or sauce. noun 1. a small often boat-shaped vessel for serving gravy or other sauces
noun, Slang. 1. a position in which a person or group receives excessive and unjustified money or advantages with little or no effort: The top executives were on the gravy train with their huge bonuses. noun 1. (slang) a job requiring comparatively little work for good pay, benefits, etc A job or project that requires […]
[grey] /greɪ/ adjective, grayer, grayest. 1. of a color between white and black; having a neutral hue. 2. dark, dismal, or gloomy: gray skies. 3. dull, dreary, or monotonous. 4. having gray hair; gray-headed. 5. pertaining to old age; mature. 6. Informal. pertaining to, involving, or composed of older persons: gray households. 7. old or […]
- Gray area
noun an undefined situation or subject that does not seem to conform to known categories or rules; an intermediate area or topic that is not clearly defined Indeterminate territory, undefined position, neither here nor there. For example, There’s a large gray area between what is legal and what is not. This term, which uses gray […]