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Gunmetal vs. Brass

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Main Difference

The main difference between Gunmetal and Brass is that the Gunmetal is a alloy of copper, tin, and zinc and Brass is a alloy of copper and zinc.

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  • Gunmetal (noun)

    A type of bronze used for making cannons.

  • Gunmetal (noun)

    An alloy of 88% guns.

  • Gunmetal (noun)

    A dark grey or colour; gunmetal grey.

    "color panel|555566"

  • Brass (noun)

    A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications.

  • Brass (noun)

    A memorial or sepulchral tablet usually made of brass or latten

  • Brass (noun)

    A class of wind instruments, usually made of metal (such as brass), that use vibrations of the player's lips to produce sound.

  • Brass (noun)

    Spent shell casings (usually made of brass); the part of the cartridge left over after bullets have been fired.

  • Brass (noun)

    The colour of brass.

    "color panel|C9AE5D"

  • Brass (noun)

    High-ranking officers.

    "The brass are not going to like this."

    "The brass is not going to like this."

  • Brass (noun)

    A brave or foolhardy attitude; impudence.

    "You've got a lot of brass telling me to do that!"

  • Brass (noun)

    Money.

  • Brass (noun)

    Inferior composition.

  • Brass (noun)

    Brass in pocket; money.

  • Brass (noun)

    A brass nail; a prostitute.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Made of brass, of or pertaining to brass.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Of the colour of brass.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Impertinent, bold: brazen.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Bad, annoying; as wordplay applied especially to brass instruments.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Of inferior composition.

  • Brass (adjective)

    Brass monkey; cold.

  • Brass (verb)

    to coat with brass

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Webster Dictionary
  • Gunmetal (noun)

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

  • Brass (noun)

    an alloy of copper and zinc

  • Brass (noun)

    a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

  • Brass (noun)

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"

    "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"

    "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

  • Brass (noun)

    impudent aggressiveness;

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"

    "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

  • Brass (noun)

    an ornament or utensil made of brass

  • Brass (noun)

    the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

  • Brass (noun)

    a memorial made of brass

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