gunmetal

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gun +‎ metal.

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gunmetal (countable and uncountable, plural gunmetals)

  1. (historical) A type of bronze used for making cannons.
  2. An alloy of 88% copper, 10% tin and 2% zinc, originally used for making guns.
  3. A dark grey or bluish-grey colour; gunmetal-grey.

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