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Meaning of PATINA

Pronunciation:  'patnu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal
 

PATINA is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: coat, coating, verdigris

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pat"ina\, n. [It., fr. L. patina a dish, a pan, a kind
of cake. Cf. {Paten}.]
1. A dish or plate of metal or earthenware; a patella.

2. (Fine Arts) The color or incrustation which age gives to
   works of art; especially, the green rust which covers
   ancient bronzes, coins, and medals. --Fairholt.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: burnish, coat, coating, collop, covering, cut, deal, disk, feuille, film, finish, flap, foil, fold, glaze, gloss, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, luster, membrane, pane, panel, patination, peel, pellicle, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, polish, rasher, safety glass, scum, sheet, shine, skin, slab, slat, slice, table, tablet, veneer, verdigris, wafer
 

 

 

 

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