Bronze definition

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A work of art made of one of these alloys.
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To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by exposure to the sun; tan.
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Made of or consisting of bronze.
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Of a moderate yellowish to olive brown.
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To give the color or appearance of bronze to.
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An article, esp. a sculpture, made of bronze.
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A reddish-brown color.
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Of or like bronze.
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A yellow or brown alloy of copper and tin, sometimes with small amounts of other metals such as lead or zinc. Bronze is harder than brass and is used both in industry and in art.
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An alloy of copper and certain metals other than tin, such as aluminum.
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To plate with bronze.

My mother bronzed my first pair of baby shoes.

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To give a bronze color or coat to.
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A medal made of bronze awarded to one placing third in a competition, as in the Olympics.
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Any of various alloys of copper and tin in various proportions, sometimes with traces of other metals.
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Any of various alloys of copper, with or without tin, and antimony, phosphorus, or other components.
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A moderate yellowish to olive brown.
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A pigment of this color.
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An alloy consisting chiefly of copper and tin.
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Any of certain other alloys with a copper base.
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(uncountable) A natural or man-made alloy of copper, usually of tin, but also with one or more other metals.
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(countable and uncountable) A reddish-brown colour, the colour of bronze.

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(countable) A work of art made of bronze, especially a sculpture.
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A bronze medal.
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Boldness; impudence; brass.
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Made of bronze metal.
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Having a reddish-brown colour.
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(of the skin) Tanned; darkened as a result of exposure to the sun.
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To color bronze.
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(intransitive, of the skin) To change to a bronze or tan colour due to exposure to the sun.
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To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bronze
Plural:
bronzes

Origin of bronze

  • French from Italian bronzo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1730-40; from French bronze (1511), from Italian bronzo (13th cent.); see it for more.

    From Wiktionary