bronze

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  • Any of various alloys of copper and tin in various proportions, sometimes with traces of other metals.
  • Any of various alloys of copper, with or without tin, and antimony, phosphorus, or other components.
  • A work of art made of one of these alloys.
  • A medal made of bronze awarded to one placing third in a competition, as in the Olympics.
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  • A moderate yellowish to olive brown.
  • A pigment of this color.
  • Made of or consisting of bronze.
  • Of a moderate yellowish to olive brown.
  • To give the color or appearance of bronze to.
  • To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by exposure to the sun; tan.
  • To make brown or of the color of bronze, as by exposure to the sun.
  • To give the color or appearance of bronze to, as by applying copper-dust or -leaf to the surface, etc.
  • To harden or make like bronze; hence, figuratively, to make hard or unfeeling.
  • An alloy of which copper forms the predominating portion, and into the composition of which tin almost always enters: but the name is also given to alloys containing no tin.
  • A work of art, as a statuette, bust, or model, composed of bronze, whether cast or wrought.
  • A brown pigment or coloring substance resembling bronze; bronze-powder.
  • Boldness; impudence; brass.
  • Made of or resembling bronze: as, a <em>bronze</em> statue.
  • Characterized by the use of bronze: as, the <em>bronze</em> age.
  • An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for statues, bells, cannon, etc., the proportions of the ingredients being varied to suit the particular purposes. The varieties containing the higher proportions of tin are brittle, as in bell metal and speculum metal.
  • A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
  • A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
  • Boldness; impudence; “brass.”
  • See under <er>Aluminium</er>.
  • an age of the world which followed the stone age, and was characterized by the use of implements and ornaments of copper or bronze.
  • a metallic powder, used with size or in combination with painting, to give the appearance of bronze, gold, or other metal, to any surface.
  • are made by adding phosphorus and silicon respectively to ordinary bronze, and are characterized by great tenacity.
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  • To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze.
  • To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
  • See <er>Addison's disease</er>.
  • A natural or man-made <xref>alloy</xref> of <xref>copper</xref>, usually of <xref>tin</xref>, but also with one or more other <xref>metals</xref>.
  • A <xref>reddish</xref>-<xref>brown</xref> <xref>colour</xref>, the colour of bronze.
  • A <xref>work of art</xref> made of bronze, especially a <xref>sculpture</xref>.
  • A <xref>bronze medal</xref>
  • Made of bronze metal.
  • Having a <xref>reddish</xref>-<xref>brown</xref> <xref>colour</xref>.
  • <xref>Tanned</xref>; <xref>darkened</xref> as a result of <xref>exposure</xref> to the sun.
  • To <xref>plate</xref> with bronze.
  • To <xref>color</xref> bronze.
  • To <xref>change</xref> to a bronze or <xref>tan</xref> colour due to <xref>exposure</xref> to the sun.
  • give the color and appearance of bronze to something
  • an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • get a tan, from wind or sun
  • made from or consisting of bronze
  • of the color of bronze
  • a sculpture made of bronze
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