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Definition of Bronze

  • 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.
  • To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
  • a sculpture made of bronze
  • an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • get a tan, from wind or sun
  • give the color and appearance of bronze to something

How to use bronze in a sentence. Bronze pronunciation.

It showed some pictures by famous masters, statues, bronzes, and rare carvings in ivory.
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It contained gilded mirrors, bronzes, engravings, and old family jewelry lying on tables-the whole presenting the appearance of the ornamentation of a church.
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The big gun turned out to be a 16-centimeter converted bronze piece, mounted on a pintle in barbette, rifled and using smokeless powder.
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Proceeding through a number of courts and quadrangles, crowded with guards and officials, they stopped before a bronze gate of great height.
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The books on his shelves were as orderly as regiments of soldiers, and the backs of them shone like so many bronze beetle-wings; though, if you took one from its place you saw a shabbier volume behind it, since space was limited.
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Her eye was arrested by crossed scabbards of fretted wood upon the dull green wall, and whereever there was a high flat eminence, some fern waved from a pot of crinkled china, or a bronze horse reared so high that the stump of a tree had to sustain his forequarters.
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She glanced along a mantelpiece ranged with bronze chariots, silver vases, and china ornaments that were either facetious or eccentric.
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Her dark eyes gleamed with earnestness, and the rich brown locks crowned her stately head as with a coronal of golden bronze.
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Her face was as fixed as bronze, while Hugh Johnstone, right and left, saluted his countless friends.
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The air softened to Indian summer; the ice faded off the pool; a million leaves, crimson and bronze, scarlet and gold, dropped tenderly upon its silvering breadth and lay still; and both the joyless master of the larger house and the merry maid of the cottage asked Heaven impatiently if the pond would never freeze over again.
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So the great rule is, That he _have_ a good manful meaning, and then that he take what "mode of utterance" is honestly the readiest for him.- I wish you would take an American Hero, one whom you really love; and give us a History of him,-make an artistic bronze statue (in good _words_) of his Life and him!
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And he was diligent in bronze and arms, And kept his body supple, and his eye Keen, and the coming of his hooves was thunder, Wherever battle fell.
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China and bronze the tables weight, Amber on pipes from Stamboul glows, And, joy of souls effeminate, Phials of crystal scents enclose.
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But when the big bronze and golden leaves began to fall in the beech woods, Miss Cordelia sorrowfully realized that the summer was over and that the weekly outings which she had enjoyed as much as the children must soon be discontinued.
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It was so thick and glossy, with warm bronze tones where the lamp-light fell on it under that hideous weird old shade.
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Aunt Beatrice's hair went up as if by magic into soft puffs and waves and twists, and a golden rose was dropped among the bronze masses.
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There was a man on the top step, with his mouth full of tacks, and he was nailing something to the door, just below Jim's Florentine bronze knocker, and standing back with his head on one side to see if it was straight.
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But it was the face, cast belike in copper bronze, which caught and held Mrs. Sayther's fleeting glance.
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She appeared to start out against a background of utter black, and the flame, flaring suddenly up, lighted her bronze beauty to royal gold.
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The precious heaps, like the golden breasts of a bronze Cleopatra, flung back the light in a mellow glow.
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Examples of Bronze

Example #1
The Count threw a glance of singular interest round the interior of this chamber, which was his own-on the familiar objects-on the sombre hangings-on the bed, prepared for sleep.
Example #2
This room, like the other, was furnished in a style of severe elegance, relieved by tasteful ornament.
Example #3
In this severe and almost religious interior, however rich, reigned a vague odor of flowers; and there were also to be seen boxes of lace, drawers of perfumed linen, and that dainty atmosphere which ever accompanies refined women.
Example #4
It was a large and lofty apartment, draped and furnished in sombre tints.
Example #5
It was also found that they were firing four 3-inch field-pieces of a similar character in this battery, as well as two mountain guns.
Example #6
The powerful field-glasses which were used in locating the battery revealed the fact that as soon as the Gatling guns were turned on it, the Spanish gunners ran away from their pieces.