bronze powder
Mosaic Mo*sa"ic, a. Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients. [1913 Webster]

A very beautiful mosaic pavement. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

{Florentine mosaic}. See under {Florentine}.

{Mosaic gold}. (a) See {Ormolu}. (b) Stannic sulphide, {SnS2}, obtained as a yellow scaly crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and gilding wood and metal work. It was called by the alchemists {aurum musivum}, or {aurum mosaicum}. Called also {bronze powder}.

{Mosaic work}. See {Mosaic}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bronze powder — Bronze Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronze powder — Бронзовый порошок, «золотая пудра»; Бронзовая пудра, бронзовый порошок …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bronze powder — noun : any metal (as a copper alloy or aluminum) in fine flake form used as a pigment to give the appearance of a metallic surface …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bronze powder pigment — Металлический бронзовый пигмент …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Gold bronze powder — Бронзовый порошок, «золотая пудра» …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Bronze — Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronze age — Bronze Bronze, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG. br?n, G. braun. See {Brown}, a.] 1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronze — Bronze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bronzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bronzing}.] [Cf. F. bronzer. See {Bronze}, n.] 1. To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze; as, to bronze plaster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Powder metallurgy — is the process of blending fine powdered materials, pressing them into a desired shape (compacting), and then heating the compressed material in a controlled atmosphere to bond the material (sintering). The powder metallurgy process generally… …   Wikipedia

  • bronze — bronzy, bronzelike, adj. /bronz/, n., v., bronzed, bronzing, adj. n. 1. Metall. a. any of various alloys consisting essentially of copper and tin, the tin content not exceeding 11 percent. b. any of various other alloys having a large copper… …   Universalium

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