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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gris, Jaun Grisnoun

    Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)


  1. gris

    The Gamma-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (GRIS) was a gamma-ray spectrometer instrument on a balloon-borne airborne observatory. It used germanium detectors to achieve high resolution spectroscopy. GRIS was operated from 1988 to 1995 by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, which called it "arguably one of the most successful gamma-ray balloon programs in history".


  1. gris

    "Gris" is a term from the Spanish and French languages, which translates to "grey" in English. It is often used to describe a color that is an intermediate between black and white. It can pertain to various things like hair color, clothing, paint, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grisadjective


  2. Grisadjective

    a costly kind of fur

  3. Gris

    a little pig

  4. Etymology: [See Grice a pig.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GRIS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gris is ranked #147253 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gris surname appeared 112 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gris.

    55.3% or 62 total occurrences were White.
    39.2% or 44 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.4% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GRIS in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GRIS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of GRIS in a Sentence

  1. Nigel Lowrie:

    Everyone discussed revenue models at length, and we explored each model, but ultimately for Gris, it came down to the need to stay true to the game itself, the overall impact of the game's story... would have been altered drastically with a microtransaction model.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. elation
    • B. contempt
    • C. peccadillo
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