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bronzing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bronze  \Bronze\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bronzed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bronzing}.]  [Cf.  F.  bronzer.  See  {Bronze},  n.] 
  1.  To  give  an  appearance  of  bronze  to  by  a  coating  of  bronze 
  powder,  or  by  other  means  to  make  of  the  color  of  bronze; 
  as  to  bronze  plaster  casts;  to  bronze  coins  or  medals. 
 
  The  tall  bronzed  black-eyed  stranger.  --W.  Black. 
 
  2.  To  make  hard  or  unfeeling;  to  brazen. 
 
  The  lawer  who  bronzes  his  bosom  instead  of  his 
  forehead.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  {Bronzed  skin  disease}.  (Pathol.)  See  {Addison's  disease}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bronzing  \Bronz"ing\,  n. 
  1.  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.  --Tomlinson. 
 
  2.  A  material  for  bronzing. 




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