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Definition: Bronze age
, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG.
br?n, G. braun. See Brown
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.
A print, a bronze, a flower, a root. --Prior.
3. A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a
pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
4. Boldness; impudence; “brass.”
Imbrowned with native bronze, lo! Henley stands.
. See under Aluminium
, an age of the world which followed the stone
age, and was characterized by the use of implements and
ornaments of copper or bronze.
, a metallic powder, used with size or in
combination with painting, to give the appearance of
bronze, gold, or other metal, to any surface.
& Silicious bronze
or Silicium bronze
are made by adding phosphorus and silicon respectively to
ordinary bronze, and are characterized by great tenacity.