A comprehensive skin-care routine, whitening eye drops, lip balm, concealer, and a bronzing gel.
bronzing bracken and mottled bramble gleamed in the light of the sinking sun.
bronzing is that process by which figures of plaster-of-paris, wood, &c. are made to have the appearance of copper or brass.
Alma sat down by her window and looked out over the lane where the slim wild cherry trees were bronzing under the autumn frosts.
The bronzing of gun-barrels may be effected by the use of a strong solution of antimony trichloride.
"It's an awful predicament," said Mr. Walkingshaw, shaking his bronzing head.
In the brook below are the patient cattle, with patches of sunlight gilding and bronzing their backs and sides.
bronzing is the latest improvement in wax work, and if properly made cannot be detected from the most expensive, artistic bronze.
bronzing, is the art of giving to objects of wood, plaster, &c. such a surface as makes them appear as if made of bronze.
This cover is intended to protect the lamp from the dust, which greatly injures the bronzing of the Hadrot lamp.
1721, "alloy of copper and tin," from French bronze, from Italian bronzo, from Medieval Latin bronzium. Perhaps cognate (via notion of color) with Venetian bronza "glowing coals," or German brunst "fire." Perhaps influenced by Latin Brundisium the Italian town of Brindisi (Pliny writes of aes Brundusinum). Perhaps ultimately from Persian birinj "copper."
In Middle English, the distinction between bronze (copper-tin alloy) and brass (copper-zinc alloy) was not clear, and both were called bras. A bronze medal was given to a third-place finisher since at least 1852. The archaeological Bronze Age (1865) falls between the Stone and Iron ages, and is a reference to the principal material for making weapons and ornaments.
1640s, literally, 1726 figuratively, from French bronzer (16c.) or else from bronze (n.). Related: Bronzed; bronzing. Meaning "to make to be bronze in color" is from 1792.