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bronze

Pronunciation: /brɑːnz; brɒnz/

Translation of bronze in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (metal) bronce (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [statue/coin] de bronce the Bronze Age la Edad de bronce
    Example sentences
    • During the fifth century BC the Athenians introduced the third and more lowly currency metal: bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
    • He described the ratios between the densities of gold, mercury, lead, silver, bronze, copper, brass, iron, and tin.
    • A century ago, before stainless steel was widely available, winery equipment was often made of iron, copper, or bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
    1.2 countable/numerable (statue, ornament) bronce (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • They house an esthetic potpourri of modern painting and Ming sculpture, Luristan bronzes and mobiles by Alexander Calder, furniture by Marcel Breuer and reliefs by Jean Arp.
    • With the assistance of Duveen, Frick formed a notable collection of Italian sculpture - bronzes by among others Pollaiuolo, Vecchietta, and Riccio, and a rare marble Bust of a Lady by Laurana.
    • The piece recalls both an early Cubist still-life sculpture by Picasso and a Futurist bronze by Boccioni.
    1.3 countable/numerable bronze (medal) medalla (feminine) de bronce (before noun/delante del nombre) bronze medalist medallista (masculine and feminine) de bronce, medalla (masculine and feminine) de bronce
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (color) color (masculine) bronce the bronze of her hair el castaño dorado de sus cabellos (before noun/delante del nombre) [sheen/tint] dorado, broncíneo [literary/literario]; [skin] bronceado
    Example sentences
    • Hours later my legs were a beautiful, rich shade of bronze - this colour is good.
    • His clothes were of colours ever shifting between bronze, silver and gold and it seemed to shine without reflecting the sunlight.
    • The heads would be coloured bronze, said Mr Malkin, who has smaller public works of art already under his belt.

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