from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of bronze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.
  • n. A material for bronzing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of giving a bronze-like surface to metals, plaster, wood, and other substances.
  • n. A metallic color or iridescent appearance as of bronze.


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  • A café in Nice, where bronzing is in, boredom is out.

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  • The effect, commonly called bronzing, is almost like a solarization of the image.

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  • You needed to tweak them, or create your own profiles, to get the best possible prints, but there were still some issues, such as bronzing, that caused some people to dismiss the iPF5000.


  • She brushes my entire face with foundation and bronzing powder, sweeps a light pink eye shadow over my lids, plucks a few rogue hairs from between my eyebrows and my chin, and colors my lips with a subtle gloss.

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  • No, I was denied their stage, their Jolly Rancher candy colored lights, their bronzing lotions, their mustachioed esprit de corps.

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  • Back-from-the-Dead lifted the cup high, firelight bronzing his muscular body, illuminating the tattoos that wound up and down his limbs and across his belly.

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  • LEWISTON, Idaho — A 9-foot-tall statue depicting Arnold Schwarzenegger at the height of his bodybuilding career has received a final critique by the former Mr. Universe before it's sent for bronzing.

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  • In a vast room that smelled intensely of aerosol hairspray, were tables and tables of food, followed by more tables of hair extensions, a zillion cameras crews, bronzing stations and models traipsing around in pink satin robes.

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  • My legs were still shapely, and tan from bronzing gel.


  • "I was about to say something final," he notes of "autumn's arrival" near Fresno, "something suitable for bronzing."

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