from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An alloy of copper with 10 percent tin.
  • noun Metal used for guns.
  • noun A dark gray.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun an alloy of 88% copper, 10% tin and 2% zinc, originally used for making guns
  • noun a dark grey colour

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a type of bronze used for parts subject to wear or corrosion (especially corrosion by sea water)


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