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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bronze \Bronze\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Bronzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bronzing}.] [Cf. F. bronzer. See {Bronze}, noun]

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. Scott.

{Bronzed skin disease}. (Pathol.) See {Addison's disease}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bronze \Bronze\, noun [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, adjective]

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. --Pope.

{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 bronze} or {Silicium bronze} are made by adding phosphorus and silicon respectively to ordinary bronze, and are characterized by great tenacity.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

bronze

adjective

1: of the color of bronze [syn: {bronze}, {bronzy}]

2: made from or consisting of bronze

noun

1: an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin

2: a sculpture made of bronze

verb

1: give the color and appearance of bronze to something; "bronze baby shoes"

2: get a tan, from wind or sun [syn: {tan}, {bronze}]


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