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bronze

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163 in 138 verses (in OT : 159 in 134 verses) (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bronzen. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. brn, G. braun. See Brown, a.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.  [1913 Webster]
    "A print, a bronze, a flower, a root."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Boldness; impudence; “brass.”  [1913 Webster]
    "Imbrowned with native bronze, lo! Henley stands."  [1913 Webster]
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.
bronzev. t. [Cf. F. bronzer. See Bronze, n.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The tall bronzed black-eyed stranger."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.  [1913 Webster]
    "The lawer who bronzes his bosom instead of his forehead."  [1913 Webster]
Bronzed skin disease. (Pathol.) See Addison's disease.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bronze, n., adj., & v.
--n.
1 any alloy of copper and tin.
2 its brownish colour.
3 a thing made of bronze, esp. as a work of art.
--adj. made of or coloured like bronze.
--v.
1 tr. give a bronzelike surface to.
2 tr. & intr. make or become brown; tan.

Idiom
Bronze Age Archaeol. the period preceding the Iron Age, when weapons and tools were usu. made of bronze. bronze medal a medal usu. awarded to a competitor who comes third (esp. in sport).
Derivative
bronzy adj.
Etymology
F f. It. bronzo, prob. f. Pers. birinj copper

THESAURUS

bronze

Titian, adust, auburn, aureate, bay, bay-colored, bayard, brass, brassy, brazen, bronze-colored, bronzed, bronzy, brown, brownish-red, burn, cast, castaneous, chestnut, chestnut-brown, copper, copper-colored, coppery, cupreous, cuprous, embrown, ferrous, ferruginous, foxy, gilt, gold, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, henna, infuscate, iron, ironlike, lead, leaden, liver-brown, liver-colored, livid-brown, mahogany, marble, mercurial, mercurous, mobile, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, pewter, pewtery, quicksilver, reddish-brown, roan, rubiginous, rufous, russet, russety, rust, rust-colored, rusty, sculpture, silver, silver-plated, silvery, stabile, statue, steel, steely, sunburn, sunburned, suntan, tan, terra cotta, terra-cotta, tin, tinny

ROGET THESAURUS

bronze

Brown

VB render brown, tan, embrown, bronze.

Sculpture

N sculpture, insculpture, carving, statuary, high relief, low relief, bas relief, relief, relieve, bassorilievo, altorilievo, mezzorilievo, intaglio, anaglyph, medal, medallion, cameo, marble, bronze, terra cotta, papier-mache, ceramic ware, pottery, porcelain, china, earthenware, cloisonne, enamel, faience, Laocoon, satsuma, statue, cast, glyptotheca, sculptured, v, in relief, anaglyptic, ceroplastic, ceramic, parian, marble, xanthian.


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