or gun met·al
Origin of gunmetal
Examples from the Web for gunmetal
Contemporary Examples of gunmetal
The procession stretched for miles beneath a warm drizzle and a gunmetal gray sky.Salute to a Noble Marine
August 4, 2009
Historical Examples of gunmetal
Felix took from an inner pocket of his coat a gunmetal cigarcase.A Son of the Immortals
In Fig. 36, a, a is the body of the apparatus, partly of gunmetal and partly of wood.
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
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.
- a dark grey colour with a purplish or bluish tinge
- (as adjective)gunmetal chiffon