or gun met·al
Examples from the Web for gunmetal
The procession stretched for miles beneath a warm drizzle and a gunmetal gray sky.
The cellar was empty except for a large wooden tun or cask which reached almost to the ceiling, and a gunmetal hand pump.The Pit Prop Syndicate|Freeman Wills Crofts
In Fig. 36, a, a is the body of the apparatus, partly of gunmetal and partly of wood.
The boat chocks are provided with gunmetal wheels, which run in transverse tracks sunk in the deck.An Unsinkable Titanic|John Bernard Walker
The gyroscope is contained in a gunmetal case, and is driven by a jet of steam entering through the trunnions.
The whole should be of gunmetal, and, if the pipes to be used be of iron, screwed at the end.The Turkish Bath|Robert Owen Allsop
British Dictionary definitions for gunmetal
- a dark grey colour with a purplish or bluish tinge
- (as adjective)gunmetal chiffon