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Definition of Bronze

Bronze

  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.
  3. A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
  4. Boldness; impudence; "brass."
  5. 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.
  6. To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.

Bronze Quotations

In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel.
Robert Klein

Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back. Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics.
Gagan Narang

The pigeon here is a beautiful bird, of a delicate bronze colour, tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
William John Wills

Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
Aeschylus

You may name a bronze statue 'Liberty,' or a painted figure in a city hall 'Commerce,' or a marble form in a temple 'Athene' or 'Venus;' but what is really there is only a representation of a single woman.
George Edward Woodberry
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Bronze Translations

bronze in Dutch is bronzen
bronze in French is bronze
bronze in Italian is bronzo
bronze in Latin is pyropus
bronze in Norwegian is bronse
bronze in Spanish is bronce
bronze in Swedish is brons