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.
A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
Boldness; impudence; "brass."
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.
I would be happy with an Olympic bronze. What I don't have is an Olympic medal. Paula Radcliffe
Winning is great, but being able to finish my last Olympic Games on American soil was very important. Even though I was injured, I didn't let my psyche get the best of me and cause me to doubt myself, so I was willing to pull every muscle in my body in '96 in order to get the job done and I came away with the bronze medal. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use. Reed Hastings