Translation of "bronze" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /brɒnz/ us /brɑːnz/

C2 [ U ] a brown metal made of copper and tin

The church bells are made of bronze. 教堂大钟是青铜制成的。

[ U ] a dark orange-brown colour, like the metal bronze


[ C ] a statue (= a large artistic object) made of bronze


C1 [ C ] also bronze medal a small, round piece of bronze given to a person who finishes third in a competition

He got a bronze in the high jump. 他跳高得了铜牌。

More examples

  • a bronze angel with outspread wings
  • The central twelve-foot column is surmounted by a bronze angel with outspread wings.
  • stone/marble/bronze reliefs
  • Working iron requires higher temperatures than bronze.
  • The ancient people of this area worshipped a huge bronze idol in the shape of an elephant.


uk /brɒnz/ us /brɑːnz/

C2 being dark orange-brown in colour, like the metal bronze


(Translation of “bronze” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)