bronze

Definitions of bronze
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n an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin

Types:
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gunmetal
a type of bronze used for parts subject to wear or corrosion (especially corrosion by sea water)
phosphor bronze
a corrosion-resistant bronze containing phosphorus; used in bearings and gears
alpha bronze
an alloy of copper and tin that can be worked
bell metal
bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tin; used in making bells
beryllium bronze
a copper-base alloy containing beryllium
leaded bronze
bronze to which 1-4% lead is added
nickel bronze
a bronze containing up to 30% nickel
silicon bronze
a bronze with 2-3% silicon that is resistant to corrosion
Type of:
copper-base alloy
any alloy whose principal component is copper

n a sculpture made of bronze

Type of:
sculpture
a three-dimensional work of plastic art

adj made from or consisting of bronze

Synonyms:
metal, metallic
containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

adj of the color of bronze

Synonyms:
bronzy
chromatic
being or having or characterized by hue

v give the color and appearance of bronze to something

bronze baby shoes”
Type of:
dye
color with dye

v get a tan, from wind or sun

Synonyms:
tan
Types:
suntan
get a tan from being exposed to the sun
Type of:
color, colour, discolor, discolour
change color, often in an undesired manner

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