any of various alloys consisting essentially of copper and tin, the tin content not exceeding 11 percent.
any of various other alloys having a large copper content.
a metallic brownish color.
a work of art, as a statue, statuette, bust, or medal, composed of bronze.
Numismatics. a coin made of bronze, especially one from the Roman Empire.
to give the appearance or color of bronze to.
to make brown, as by exposure to the sun:
The sun bronzed his face.
to apply a fine metallic powder to (the ink of a printed surface) in order to create a glossy effect.
to apply a fine metallic powder to (areas of a reproduction proof on acetate) in order to increase opacity.
having the color bronze.
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blue pigment producing a metallic lustre when ground into paint media at fairly high concentrations
the application of a mixture of powdered metal or pigments of a metallic lustre, and a binding medium, such as gold size, to a surface
any hard water-resistant alloy consisting of copper and smaller proportions of tin and sometimes zinc and lead
any similar copper alloy containing other elements in place of tin, such as aluminium bronze, beryllium bronze, etc See also phosphor bronze, gunmetal Compare brass (sense 1)
a yellowish-brown colour or pigment
a statue, medal, or other object made of bronze
short for bronze medal
made of or resembling bronze
of a yellowish-brown colour: a bronze skin
(esp of the skin) to make or become brown; tan
(transitive) to give the appearance of bronze to
a greenish-brown or black mineral with a bronzelike luster, an orthorhombic pyroxene, (Mg,Fe) 2 (Si 2 O 6), intermediate in composition between enstatite and hypersthene. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various Encyclopaedia […]
a clasp or ornament having a pin at the back for passing through the clothing and a catch for securing the point of the pin. Contemporary Examples More Kids Planned Kate? No, One is Enough, At The Moment… Tom Sykes March 16, 2014 Highlights of the Women in the World Summit The Daily Beast March […]
a number of young produced or hatched at one time; a family of offspring or young. a breed, species, group, or kind: The museum exhibited a brood of monumental sculptures. to sit upon (eggs) to hatch, as a bird; incubate. (of a bird) to warm, protect, or cover (young) with the wings or body. to […]
a female dog used for breeding.