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Meaning of BRONZE

Pronunciation:  brânz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sculpture made of bronze
  2. [n]  an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  3. [adj]  of the color of bronze
  4. [adj]  made from or consisting of bronze
  5. [v]  get a tan, from wind or sun
  6. [v]  give the color and appearance of bronze to something;"bronze baby shoes"

BRONZE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bronzy, chromatic, metal(a), metallic, tan
 See Also: alpha bronze, atomic number 29, bell metal, beryllium bronze, color, colour, copper, copper-base alloy, Cu, discolor, discolour, dye, gunmetal, leaded bronze, nickel bronze, phosphor bronze, sculpture, silicon bronze, suntan



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bronze\, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG.
    br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.]
    1. 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.
    2. A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
             A print, a bronze, a flower, a root.  --Prior.
    3. A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a
       pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
    4. Boldness; impudence; ``brass.''
             Imbrowned with native bronze, lo! Henley stands.
    {Aluminium bronze}. See under {Aluminium}.
    {Bronze age}, an age of the world which followed the stone
       age, and was characterized by the use of implements and
       ornaments of copper or bronze.
    {Bronze powder}, a metallic powder, used with size or in
       combination with painting, to give the appearance of
       bronze, gold, or other metal, to any surface.
    {Phosphor bronze} & {Silicious} or {Silicium bronze} are made
       by adding phosphorus and silicon respectively to ordinary
       bronze, and are characterized by great tenacity.
  2. \Bronze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bronzed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Bronzing}.] [Cf. F. bronzer. See {Bronze}, n.]
    1. To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze
       powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze;
       as, to bronze plaster casts; to bronze coins or medals.
             The tall bronzed black-eyed stranger. --W. Black.
    2. To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
             The lawer who bronzes his bosom instead of his
             forehead.                             --Sir W.
    {Bronzed skin disease}. (Pathol.) See {Addison's disease}.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of bronze, suggests that you need to provide more care to something. It indicates maintenance of beauty and health.
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