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bronze
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2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
bronze won't corrode in salt water
Definition
a brownish-colored metal with red or yellow hues that is made of copper and (usually) tin
  • And those others had so much that Gopher Prairie complacently lacked—the world of gaiety and adventure, of music and the integrity of bronze, of remembered mists from tropic isles and Paris nights and the walls of Bagdad, of industrial justice and a God who spake not in doggerel hymns.
    Chapter 10 (15% in)
bronze = a type of metal
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2  —1 use as in:
a bronze tan
Definition
a reddish-brown or yellowish-brown color like that of one of the metals with the same name — often used to refer to a suntan or a dark glowing complexion
  • Thus on April first, among dappled hills and the bronze of scrub oaks, while Kennicott seesawed on his toes and chuckled, "Wonder what Hugh'll say when he sees us?"
    Chapter 34 (19% in)
bronze = yellowish-brown
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