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gun·met·al

 (gŭn′mĕt′l)
n.
1. An alloy of copper with 10 percent tin.
2. Metal used for guns.
3. A dark gray.

gun′met′al adj.
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gunmetal

(ˈɡʌnˌmɛtəl)
n
1. (Metallurgy) a type of bronze containing copper (88 per cent), tin (8–10 per cent), and zinc (2–4 per cent): used for parts that are subject to wear or to corrosion, esp by sea water
2. (Metallurgy) any of various dark grey metals used for toys, belt buckles, etc
3. (Colours)
a. a dark grey colour with a purplish or bluish tinge
b. (as adjective): gunmetal chiffon.
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gun′met`al

or gun′ met`al,



n.
1. any of various alloys or metallic substances with a dark gray or blackish color or finish.
2. Also called gun′metal gray′. a dark gray with bluish or purplish tinge.
3. a bronze formerly much used for cannon.
[1535–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunmetal - a type of bronze used for parts subject to wear or corrosion (especially corrosion by sea water)
bronze - an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
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Translations
punametalli

gunmetal

[ˈgʌnˌmetl] Nbronce m de cañón
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