patination


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patination

(ˌpætɪˈneɪʃən)
n
(Metallurgy) the state of having a patina; the production of a patina
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The performance of the ve 38131-05 includes the creation of the lantern with the cross above the dome for the building project humboldt-forum berlin and includes steel construction, Model, Mold and bronze castings as well as copperwork, Patination and gilding.
lore) dietician = nutrition logician-tactician-technician-physician dismutation = oxygenation/hydrogenation disproportionation leptonic = electronic, muonic, tauonic (the three classes of lepton) luminescence = fluorescence, phosphorescence (the two main types of luminescence) patination = carbonation, oxidation (carbonation on copper/bronze, oxidation on other metals) stutter = shutter-utter (coinage, automatic camera metaphor) xenation = nonrelation visitation (from Jeff Grant; xenation (OED, rare) = sojourning as a stranger)
Fortunately, as the author reveals in her helpful appendix, "The Dating of Rock Art," much can be inferred about dates and chronology by observing differences in style, patination, and technique, as well as the subjects depicted and their placement in relation to one another.
The cut marks were identified as perimortem on the basis of the sharpness of the margins and a patination of the internal surface of the incisions, which corresponded to the surface condition elsewhere on each affected bone.
Old paint applied at the time of manufacture will look old and have the patination of age.
Dull patination can be revived with the sparing application of a microcrystalline wax.
I would rub patination oil into it using steel wool.
This is not a symbolic cladding of the figure, nor is it a reference to the patination of statuary.
Its patination is suspiciously smooth, as though the knapper sent it through a rock tumbler.
In the case of bronze objects, a tin rich surface is a consequence of tin-plating, casting, corrosion processes or artificial patination (Constantinides et al.
In line with this conclusion she studied almost every aspect of sculpture, from carving and modeling to more specialized processes like pointing and patination, and eventually wrote a practical and technical manual on sculpture.