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a. Any of various alloys of copper and tin in various proportions, sometimes with traces of other metals.
b. Any of various alloys of copper, with or without tin, and antimony, phosphorus, or other components.
2. A work of art made of one of these alloys.
3. A medal made of bronze awarded to one placing third in a competition, as in the Olympics.
a. A moderate yellowish to olive brown.
b. A pigment of this color.
1. Made of or consisting of bronze.
2. Of a moderate yellowish to olive brown.
v. bronzed, bronz·ing, bronz·es
1. To give the color or appearance of bronze to.
2. To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by exposure to the sun; tan.
3. To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by the application of bronzer.
To become bronze in color, especially by exposure to the sun or the application of bronzer: "He wondered what she thought of all these white bodies bronzing in the heat" (Robert Ferrigno).

[French, from Italian bronzo.]

bronz′y adj.
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Adj.1.bronzy - of the color of bronze
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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OCTOBER was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were royal crimson and the wild cherry trees along the lane put on the loveliest shades of dark red and bronzy green, while the fields sunned themselves in aftermaths.
Smell: Full of plant extracts, more botanical than bronzy 9/10
Buff your bod with a gritty scrub, treat your tresses with taffy-like texturizing potions and add bronzy shimmer to your skin with a hydrating body oil or powder (faux glows FTW!).
It can also be used on the face, even mixed with your foundation to add a bronzy summer glow to your complexion.
The really pretty, bronzy glow on her cheeks is a combination of all shades.
hartii de la siguiente forma: "Brown or bronzy above, yellowish inferiorly; each scale with a darker spot, best defined in the males; dorsal and anal fins whitish, with grey dots, anal with a fine blackish edge; caudal grey or blackish." Tal y como es descrito, este patron de coloracion concuerda con lo observado en otras especies dentro del genero.
We're testing a black EcoSport ST-Line with a bronzy orange roof with matching mirror caps.
This trend involves blending bronzy highlighter on the areas that catch the sun to make your face look more tanned and sculpted.
"Instead opt for bronzy gold or copper highlighter shades, as these will not add so much of a contrast, remembering the effect you want to end up with is the 'hardly any make-up' look."