Adjective "ash gray" definition and examples



1. the powdery residue of matter that remains after burning.

2. Also called volcanic ash. Geology. finely pulverized lava thrown out by a volcano in eruption.

3. a light, silvery-gray color.

4. ashes. deathlike grayness; extreme pallor suggestive of death. ruins, especially the residue of something destroyed; remains; vestiges: the ashes of their love; the ashes of the past.

mortal remains, especially the physical or corporeal body as liable to decay. anything, as an act, gesture, sp