AskDefine | Define pearly

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pearly adj : a white the color of pearls [syn: pearly-white] n : informal terms for a human `tooth' [syn: chopper] [also: pearliest, pearlier]

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  1. a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.
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  • Japanese: 真珠色 (しんじゅいろ, shinjyuiro)


  1. of a pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue.

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"Pearly" is the nineteenth episode in the first season of Space: Above and Beyond. It originally aired in North America on March 24, 1996.


While stranded on a Chig planet the Wild Cards encounter an eccentric British officer and a lone tank driver who named his vehicle Pearly.

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  • A pale greyish white colour, tinted with blue: see

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