What does patina mean?

patina in AZ Dictionary

(n) See paten.
(n) A thin greenish level, usually fundamental copper sulfate, that forms on copper or copper alloys, such bronze, due to corrosion.
(n) The sheen on any surface, made by age and make use of.
(a) Of a green color, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

patina in Community Dictionary

today is it simply a pretentious euphemism for "rust", used by individuals wanting to impress others with the originality of these bad vehicle. Used by traditional dealers and art historians to spell it out such things as 200 year old furnishings or paintings, but now used by Joe Blow to spell it out a rusted '73 Oldsmobile. by Santiago HulbertReport definition
verb: the act of tossing a load of scat in the face of an unsuspecting prey throughout sleep or passed away, preferably videotaped for distribution on the internet. Much like antiquing. by RodolfoReport definition
Verb. To throw a load of feces in a sleeping individuals face. Ideally while shooting for distribution on youtube. Similar to antique. by FranceneReport definition
The term that classic appraisers and collectors used to describe rust or age on an old item to attempt to increase its value. by NamReport definition

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  • Sentence for "patina"
  • Synonym for "patina"
    • patella
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  • Rhyme for "patina"
    • Albertina, Albina, Alina, Altadena, Angelina
  • Hyponym for "patina"
    • verdigris
  • Cross Reference for "patina"
    • verdigris, Colours
  • Form for "patina"
    • patinate
  • Same Context for "patina"
    • veneer, smear, sheen, powdering, smudge
  • Variant for "patina"
    • patinae
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