In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(metal)bronce masculine(statue/coin) de broncethe Bronze Age — la Edad de bronce
- It can also be used on plastics and fiberglass and for polishing stainless steel, high carbon steel, or bronze.
- A century ago, before stainless steel was widely available, winery equipment was often made of iron, copper, or bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
- Many were dug by early antiquarians, who sometimes found human remains with fine objects of gold, copper or bronze, jet, amber and other rare materials.
- The ancestors of the modern Tatars were skilled in crafting jewelry of gold, silver, bronze, and copper.
- After the War he brought up bronze, copper and brass from the island's many wrecks, at a time when these metals were in short supply.
- Apart from smithying, he would have known how to solder brass and bronze together, braze it as well for stronger joints and how to tin plate objects.
- Gold and copper were the first metals to be worked, followed shortly afterwards by bronze (an alloy of copper, tin, and lead).
- In the past, burials of this date were considered rich if they contained more than a handful of objects, especially if one of the objects was of copper or bronze, or even gold.
- Durable and strong, and a fraction of the price of wrought iron or bronze, cast iron was the ideal material to use for these trappings in response to the growing demand for cheaper ornament.
- Her preferred metals are white gold, bronze and silver.
- Plates can be made from a variety of metals, including zinc, copper, bronze and steel.
- First came copper, used in an unalloyed form, and then the superior alloy of copper and tin known as bronze.
- Two of the oldest and most widely used of all alloys, bronze and brass, also contain copper.
- Alloyed with tin, copper makes bronze, and combined with zinc, it makes brass.
- During the fifth century BC the Athenians introduced the third and more lowly currency metal: bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
- In modern times, bronze is an alloy of copper and any metal except zinc.
- He described the ratios between the densities of gold, mercury, lead, silver, bronze, copper, brass, iron, and tin.
- These early metal users had not yet learned to alloy copper with tin to make bronze.
- Handicraft items made of bronze, brass and copper by artisans from different places in the State were also displayed.
- Some of the more important metal alloys were gold, brass, bronze and pewter.
1.2(statue, ornament)bronce masculine
- The visit begins with the civilization of ancient India, with Maurya and Sunga terracottas, Mathura and Amaravati sculpture and medieval bronzes.
- Charlemagne's great new palace at Aachen was built on classical Roman lines, embellished with sculptures and bronzes which would not have disgraced the Rome of the Caesars.
- Other media, such as pottery, ceramics, bronzes, sculptures and three-dimensional art, grace the gallery's floors.
- Stamps depicting art shift from European oil paintings and heroic bronzes to ‘traditional crafts’ and, so in some sense, appear to validate ‘African Art’.
- With the assistance of Duveen, Frick formed a notable collection of Italian sculpture - bronzes by among others Pollaiuolo, Vecchietta, and Riccio, and a rare marble Bust of a Lady by Laurana.
- Featuring was an impressive and eclectic range of paintings, watercolours, pastels and bronzes of a consistently high quality.
- The show's presentation of his work ranges from the recently restored Bird Basket of 1939 to such tactile carvings as Reclining Figure: Holes and late, monumental bronzes.
- They are punctuated by colourful abstract sculptures from the 1970s and the occasionally successful stylised bronzes of sinuous nude girls from later in that decade.
- The book includes photographs of the caves and the temples where the paintings are situated, along with some bronzes and sculptures found therein.
- Eighteen pieces range from early bronzes through mask-like aquatints and oil portraits of his sister Marguerite to a late and joyful cobalt-blue paper cut-out of a nude.
- The highly sculptural bronzes denote the importance of the commission.
- He also loves sculptures, especially Western bronzes by Charles Russell and Frederic Remington.
- Unseen counterproofs by Renoir, French Old Masters and bronzes from the Rijksmuseum are the highlights in New York and London this month
- They house an esthetic potpourri of modern painting and Ming sculpture, Luristan bronzes and mobiles by Alexander Calder, furniture by Marcel Breuer and reliefs by Jean Arp.
- Some of the bronzes are caryatidlike figures with limbs missing, and it is not at all clear whether they are intended as representations of amputees or references to the damage that time metes out to antique sculpture.
- This major retrospective of British sculptor Henry Moore consists of some 120 works, including drawings, maquettes, plasters, wood and stone carvings, and large bronzes.
- The Tsais also donated two bronzes by Archipenko.
- His interests run the gamut - Old Master paintings, vintage posters, 19 th-century prints, abstracts, bronzes and stone sculpture from Zimbabwe.
- Klein Art Works recently exhibited the maquettes along with nine smaller bronzes, the tallest of which is 3 1/2 feet high.
- The piece recalls both an early Cubist still-life sculpture by Picasso and a Futurist bronze by Boccioni.
1.3(medal)medalla de bronce femininebefore noun bronze medal — medalla de bronce feminine
- bronze medalist — medallista de bronce
2(color)color bronce masculine(tint/sheen) masculine dorado(sheen/tint) broncíneo literary(skin) bronceado masculinethe bronze of her hair — el castaño dorado de sus cabellos
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