bronze definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different alloys of copper and tin in a variety of proportions, sometimes with traces of other metals.
    • some of various alloys of copper, with or without tin, and antimony, phosphorus, or any other elements.
    • A work of art made of one of these simple alloys.
    • A medal made from bronze granted to a single placing third in a competition, as in the Olympics.
    • A moderate yellowish to olive brown.
    • A pigment with this color.
    • an all-natural or man-made alloy of copper, often of tin, additionally with a number of other metals.
    • A reddish-brown color, the color of bronze.
    • a-work of art made of bronze, specially a sculpture.
    • A bronze medal
    • An alloy of copper and tin, to which little proportions of other metals, specially zinc, are now and again included. Its tough and sonorous, and it is useful for statues, bells, cannon, etc., the proportions of this components being varied to suit this purposes. The types containing the higher proportions of tin are brittle, as with bell metal and speculum steel.
    • A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
    • A yellowish or reddish-brown, along with of bronze; additionally, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
    • Boldness; impudence; “brass.”
    • An alloy which copper types the predominating section, and to the structure that tin almost always gets in: but the name's also fond of 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 material resembling bronze; bronze-powder.
    • Boldness; impudence; brass.
    • an alloy of copper and tin and quite often other elements; additionally any copper-base alloy containing other elements as opposed to tin
    • a sculpture made of bronze
  • adjective:
    • manufactured from or consisting of bronze.
    • Of a moderate yellowish to olive-brown.
    • Made of bronze metal.
    • Having a reddish-brown color.
    • Tanned; darkened as a consequence of exposure to sunlight.
    • made from or composed of bronze
    • for the color of bronze
  • verb-transitive:
    • to offer colour or appearance of bronze to.
    • to produce brown by experience of the sunlight; tan.
    • to offer an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by various other means; to help make of colour of bronze.
    • which will make difficult or unfeeling; to brazen.
  • verb:
    • To plate with bronze.
    • To color bronze.
    • To change to a bronze or tan color as a result of experience of sunlight.
    • provide the shade and look of bronze to one thing
    • get a tan, from wind or sun
  • others:
    • made from or resembling bronze: as, a bronze statue.
    • Characterized by employing bronze: as, the bronze age.
    • to help make brown or associated with colour of bronze, as by contact with 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 want bronze; ergo, figuratively, which will make difficult or unfeeling.

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