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(coin/statue) de broncethe Bronze Age — la Edad de bronce
- First came copper, used in an unalloyed form, and then the superior alloy of copper and tin known as bronze.
- The ancestors of the modern Tatars were skilled in crafting jewelry of gold, silver, bronze, and copper.
- These early metal users had not yet learned to alloy copper with tin to make bronze.
- Plates can be made from a variety of metals, including zinc, copper, bronze and steel.
- Her preferred metals are white gold, bronze and silver.
- Gold and copper were the first metals to be worked, followed shortly afterwards by bronze (an alloy of copper, tin, and lead).
- During the fifth century BC the Athenians introduced the third and more lowly currency metal: bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
- 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.
- Two of the oldest and most widely used of all alloys, bronze and brass, also contain copper.
- Some of the more important metal alloys were gold, brass, bronze and pewter.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Alloyed with tin, copper makes bronze, and combined with zinc, it makes brass.
- 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.
- In modern times, bronze is an alloy of copper and any metal except zinc.
- Handicraft items made of bronze, brass and copper by artisans from different places in the State were also displayed.
- It can also be used on plastics and fiberglass and for polishing stainless steel, high carbon steel, or bronze.
- He described the ratios between the densities of gold, mercury, lead, silver, bronze, copper, brass, iron, and tin.
- 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.
1.2(statue, ornament)bronce masculine
- Featuring was an impressive and eclectic range of paintings, watercolours, pastels and bronzes of a consistently high quality.
- The highly sculptural bronzes denote the importance of the commission.
- His interests run the gamut - Old Master paintings, vintage posters, 19 th-century prints, abstracts, bronzes and stone sculpture from Zimbabwe.
- The Tsais also donated two bronzes by Archipenko.
- Other media, such as pottery, ceramics, bronzes, sculptures and three-dimensional art, grace the gallery's floors.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- He also loves sculptures, especially Western bronzes by Charles Russell and Frederic Remington.
- 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 visit begins with the civilization of ancient India, with Maurya and Sunga terracottas, Mathura and Amaravati sculpture and medieval bronzes.
- Unseen counterproofs by Renoir, French Old Masters and bronzes from the Rijksmuseum are the highlights in New York and London this month
- The piece recalls both an early Cubist still-life sculpture by Picasso and a Futurist bronze by Boccioni.
- 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.
- Klein Art Works recently exhibited the maquettes along with nine smaller bronzes, the tallest of which is 3 1/2 feet high.
- 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.
- This major retrospective of British sculptor Henry Moore consists of some 120 works, including drawings, maquettes, plasters, wood and stone carvings, and large bronzes.
- 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.
1.3(medal)medalla de bronce femininebefore noun bronze medal — medalla de bronce feminine
- bronze medalist — medallista de bronce
2(color)color bronce masculine(sheen/tint) dorado(tint/sheen) broncíneo literary(skin) bronceadothe bronze of her hair — el castaño dorado de sus cabellos
- Thompson says the demand for dried flowers has grown, but the coloured arums - bronze, yellow and purple - are also very popular.
- His upper body was broad and muscular, a deep shade of bronze.
- The heads would be coloured bronze, said Mr Malkin, who has smaller public works of art already under his belt.
- The woman's skin was the perfect shade of bronze; not too dark and not too pale.
- They come in green, bronze, purple and varying shades of same.
- Look for them in such metallic colorations as bronze, gold and copper.
- His clothes were of colours ever shifting between bronze, silver and gold and it seemed to shine without reflecting the sunlight.
- And metallics - gold, bronze, silver, pewter and copper - move beyond evening wear.
- Her brown hair that was shaded bronze from the sun was hanging over her face, long and curly.
- There are 32 to collect, in various shades of cream, yellow, bronze, mauve and purple.
- Hours later my legs were a beautiful, rich shade of bronze - this colour is good.
- The world's best kicking coach is quite the most lovely shade of bronze.
- There were smudges of color in the face, bronze and lighter beige hues for skin-tones.
- Ocean looked for her light to be in front of her again, but her necklace was still around her neck, a dull shade of bronze.
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