Meaning of gunmetal
Pronunciation: (gun'met"l), [key]
- any of various alloys or metallic substances with a dark gray or blackish color or finish, used for chains, belt buckles, etc.
- a dark gray with bluish or purplish tinge.
- a bronze formerly much used for cannon.
- an alloy of 88 percent copper, 10 percent tin, and 2 percent zinc, cast or machined for use in valves, gears, and other parts.
- gunmetal (Thesaurus)