gunmetal

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gunmetal ‎(countable and uncountable, plural gunmetals)

  1. an alloy of 88% copper, 10% tin and 2% zinc, originally used for making guns
    • 1956, James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room, Penguin, 2001, Part Two, Chapter 3,
      It is three tiers high inside the prison and everything is the color of gunmetal. Everything is dark and cold, except for those patches of light, where authority stands.
  2. a dark grey colour

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