Bronzing

Definitions

  • Flat-bottomed Vessel of Bronze Open-work Bearing The Cartouches of Pharaoh KhÎti I
    Flat-bottomed Vessel of Bronze Open-work Bearing The Cartouches of Pharaoh KhÎti I
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bronzing A material for bronzing.
    • Bronzing The act or art of communicating to articles in metal, wood, clay, plaster, etc., the appearance of bronze by means of bronze powders, or imitative painting, or by chemical processes.
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BRONZE LAMPS BRONZE LAMPS

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The seven wonders of the ancient world werethe Egyptian Pyramids at Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Colossus of Rhodes or huge bronze statue near the Harbor of Rhodes that honored the sun god Helios, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Lighthouse at Alexandria
    • n bronzing The process of giving a bronze-like surface to metals, plaster, wood, and other substances. This is commonly effected by the application of a liquid called chemical bronze, a solution of the chlorid (nitromuriate) of platinum; it may also be done by the electrotype process, or by dusting with a bronze-powder any surface which has been rubbed with linseed-oil varnish.
    • n bronzing A metallic color or iridescent appearance as of bronze.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Bronzing the process of giving the appearance of bronze
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—It. bronzo—L. Brundusium, the modern Brindisi.

Usage

In literature:

While Grandfather held her on his lap, Hortense gazed at a strange bronze figure which stood on a stone pedestal beside his desk.
"The Cat in Grandfather's House" by Carl Henry Grabo
They'd use bronze for their ship's hull because they can venture into an oxygen atmosphere in a bronze ship.
"The Aliens" by Murray Leinster
When he turned, Jim saw that his face was bronzed and deeply lined.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
From their bronzed foreheads the men toss masses of dark curls.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Copper mixed with tin forms bronze.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
His swarthy skin streaming with perspiration shone in the glare of the noonday sun like the bronze statue of mother-wolf up aloft.
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
These contain antique articles, such as boats, bronze cannon, and other relics in bronze.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
A noble pile of mellow bronze, irregular yet graceful.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
They were so much carven bronze.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
No doubt the crock antedated the bronze pot, which was at first made of metal plates hammered and beaten into shape, and then riveted together.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
Another characteristic of the art of the time we are now considering was the almost universal use of bronze.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
The original bronzes are now in the Louvre, those seen at Fontainebleau to-day being later works (1684).
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
His manner was tranquil and his lean, bronzed face attractive.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
The people were wonderful workers of gold and bronze.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
FOR CHEAPLY GILDING BRONZES, ETC.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
From the archaeological point of view, there is, however, good reason for believing that bronze preceded iron.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
You looked like one of Dallin's bronzes.
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
The Mycenaean soldiers carried apparently a bronze spear, a bronze sword and a bow and arrows.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The door of the rear chamber was sheathed in bronze, with heavy ornate hinges and an immense hasp.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Fruit medium to large, flattened somewhat, conical, regular; Surface green to yellow, sometimes bronzed; dots small, gray.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
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In poetry:

And sometimes, while the old nurse cons
Her book, they steal across the square,
And launch their paper navies where
Huge Triton writhes in greenish bronze.
"Le Jardin Des Tuileries" by Oscar Wilde
From casement, balcony and door,
Hang golden gourds, droops tear-tipped vine,
And sun-bronzed faces bask before
Thin straw-swathed flasks of last year's wine.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
His silk brown hair was touched with bronze,
And his brown cheeks had the tender hue
That like a dress the brown earth dons
When the pink carnations bloom anew.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas
In some fair future garden of delights,
Where flowers shall bloom and song-birds sweetly warble,
Art shall erect the statues of our knights
In living bronze and marble.
"Obsequies Of Stuart" by John Reuben Thompson
And now the twilight. History grows dim.
The traffic leads, we no more follow him;
In bronze he rides, saluting James K. Polk,
His horse's rump turned to us in the smoke.
"Twilight On Union Street" by Donald Grady Davidson
Climb the dune, or sit down among the bronze heather,
or there where clouds hang deeply in the mirror of water,
and singing, turn over the cloth of the sky's wide azure.
"At The Grave Of The Unknown Dutch Soldier Who Died During The Days Of May, 1940" by Martinus Nijhoff

In news:

Bronzing a fish is the same thing, but with different flavors.
This rendition is a little spicier than other bronzing methods, so if you don't want it so hot, add less cayenne pepper we like it very spicy at my house.
NJ 'tan mom' - being bronzed 'just feels good'.
Tanning salon owner denies bronzed mom Patricia Krentcil tanned her tot (UPDATED).
Whose own skin is deeply bronze -colored from regular visits to a tanning salon, has been accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth in violation of state law.
"A fake tan brings out muscle definition so you instantly look more toned," says L.A. Tanning specialist Jimmy Coco, who bronzes Kim Kardashian.
Antarctic and the Bronzed Chorus.
Interview with Antarctic (Jacksonville, FL) and the Bronzed Chorus (Greensboro, NC) two instrumental rock bands who have recently signed to local label Hello Sir.
Perfect for impatient commitment-phobes (or fake-tan first-timers), L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze One Day ($10.79, lorealparisusa.com) delivers instant color and lasts only until your next shower.
Want the secret to a beautifully bronzed roasted Thanksgiving turkey.
Bronze name panels at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.
China then claimed silver and Germany took bronze.
A replica of an eight-ton gilded bronze door at Grace Cathedral being opened by lead sexton Moises Gonzalez in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, June 13, 2012.
A closeup on a siding of a replica of an eight-ton gilded bronze door at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, June 13, 2012.
Caleb Moore Snowmobile Freestyle Bronze.
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In science:

In the experiments described here, we utilized a degenerate optical pump-probe technique to study the excitation intensity and temperature dependence of the photoinduced reflectivity dynamics in single crystals of blue bronze K0.3MoO3 .
Dynamics of photoinduced Charge Density Wave-metal phase transition in K0.3MoO3
But both accordion and harmonica make all their sounds by means of reeds (which are thin brass, bronze, or steel tongue-like plates with one end fixed on a frame) that are driven to vibrate, much like a swinging door, by having air flow across them.
Music in Terms of Science
One may perhaps speak for an emotional sense of geometry in these Late Bronze Age Civilizations, which was formally and axiomatically founded in the same region in the Classical Ages.
Optimization in Differentiable Manifolds in Order to Determine the Method of Construction of Prehistoric Wall-Paintings
Immerwahr, Aegean Painting in the Bronze Age.
Optimization in Differentiable Manifolds in Order to Determine the Method of Construction of Prehistoric Wall-Paintings
These materials are called blue bronzes due to their metallic blue brightness.
The many-Electron Problem in Novel Low-Dimensional Materials
Something similar could be true in other ferroelectric systems with similar MPBs as PMN-PT or some Tungsten-Bronzes.
The monoclinic phase in PZT: new light on morphotropic phase boundaries
The antenna is balanced on a titanium cable which is attached to the intermediate mass, an H-shape, 2.5-ton bronze casting supported by titanium rods that hang from vibration isolation stacks.
The Past, Present and Future of the Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors
This is a quite old technique. As I have discussed in Ref.20, artists of the Bronze Age were able to create quite complex and precise decorations.
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
The use of a dodecahedron as a rangefinder is shown in Fig.A1 On the left we see a bronze dodecahedron.
Roman Dodecahedron as dioptron: analysis of freely available data
Entanglement is a resource at the heart of quantum mechanics; iron in the classical world’s bronze age.
Continuity bounds for entanglement
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