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Aegean of or pertaining to the culture of the inhabitants of this region during the Bronze Age. [1/3 definitions]
bell a hollow metal cup, often of bronze, which makes a ringing sound when struck by a hard object such as a clapper. [1/4 definitions]
bronze an object made of bronze, esp. a medal or work of art. [2/4 definitions]
Bronze Age the stage or level of development of human culture that followed the Stone Age and was characterized by the use of bronze tools and weapons; about 3,500 B.C. to 1,000 B.C.
bronze medal a medal, usu. made of bronze, given to the third-place contestant, as in a race or other competition.
colossus (cap.) the bronze statue of Helios at Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. [1/3 definitions]
copper a chemical element that has twenty-nine protons in each nucleus and occurs as a reddish brown, corrosion-resistant solid metal with excellent electrical conductivity, widely used for wiring and in pipes, and in alloys such as brass and bronze. (symbol: Cu). [1/7 definitions]
cymbal a concave circular percussion instrument of brass or bronze, played either in pairs that are struck together or singly with drumsticks or brushes.
gold medal the award for winning first place in an Olympic or other competition, with silver and bronze medals going to second and third place winners.
halfpenny a bronze coin of the United Kingdom worth one half of a new penny. [2/4 definitions]
Iron Age the stage or level of development of human culture that followed the Bronze Age and that was characterized by the use of iron tools and weapons, beginning about 1000 B.C.
Liberty Bell the bronze bell of Philadelphia's Independence Hall, rung on July 8, 1776, to proclaim the independence of the United States.
metal any of several solid mineral elements, such as silver, bronze, or copper, that can conduct heat and electricity, are malleable under heat or pressure, and typically form salts when combined with nonmetals. [1/2 definitions]
oak-leaf cluster a small bronze or silver cluster of oak leaves and acorns worn on the ribbon of a medal to signify multiple awardings of the same medal.
patina a greenish, brownish, or reddish crust or film produced by oxidation on the surface of old metals such as bronze and copper. [1/3 definitions]
tin a chemical element that has fifty protons in each nucleus and that occurs in pure form as a malleable, corrosion-resistant, silvery white metal solid darkening to gray below about thirteen degrees Celsius, used in a variety of alloys such as bronze and pewter and as corrosion-resistant plating and solder. (symbol: Sn) [1/8 definitions]
verdigris a greenish or bluish patina of copper sulfate or copper chloride that forms on surfaces of copper, brass, or bronze as they are exposed to air or water. [1/2 definitions]
vermeil a metal, such as silver, copper, or bronze, that has been gilded.