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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

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

I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste time on polishing bronze.
Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

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

You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.
Damon Runyon

I would be happy with an Olympic bronze. What I don't have is an Olympic medal.
Paula Radcliffe
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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

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