Bronze vs Bronzeworking - What's the difference?

bronze | bronzeworking |

As nouns the difference between bronze and bronzeworking

is that bronze is bronze while bronzeworking is the making of useful or decorative items from bronze.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia bronze)


  • (uncountable) A natural or man-made alloy of copper, usually of tin, but also with one or more other metals.
  • (countable, and, uncountable) A reddish-brown colour, the colour of bronze.
  • (countable) A work of art made of bronze, especially a sculpture.
  • A bronze medal.
  • Boldness; impudence; brass.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Embrown'd with native bronze , lo! Henley stands.


    (en adjective)
  • Made of bronze metal.
  • *
  • *:The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.
  • Having a reddish-brown colour.
  • (lb) Tanned; darkened as a result of exposure to the sun.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from bronze) * arsenical bronze * bell bronze * Bronze Age * bronze medal * Bronze Star * bronzite * phosphor bronze


  • To plate with bronze.
  • My mother bronzed my first pair of baby shoes.
  • To color bronze.
  • (of the skin) To change to a bronze or tan colour due to exposure to the sun.
  • * 2006 , Melissa Lassor, "Out of Darkness", page 124 in Watching Time
  • His skin began to bronze as he worked in our garden each day.
  • To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • the lawyer who bronzes his bosom instead of his forehead

    See also

    * Brindisi * Cycladic * Hallstatt * Helladic * Minoan * penny *


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  • The making of useful or decorative items from bronze.