Noun(1) a fine coating of oxide (produced by oxidation over a long period of time, particularly copper(2) an acquired change in the appearance of something (other than metal or wood(3) a gloss or sheen on wooden furniture produced by age, polishing, or handling
(1) Do you think the Academy is really hip to how great Gosford Park is, or do they just like it's patina of British upper-crust respectability?(2) It will thrive with absolutely no care whatsoever, and over time will develop a patina of silver gray as it ages.(3) All edges are carefully sanded round and the wood is protected with all-natural ├ö├ç├┐elf oil├ö├ç├û that will darken with the wood as it ages, giving the kitchen a beautifully rich patina .(4) It only appears here to give a misleading patina of bilingualism to my blog.(5) Poised along the stream are a pair of coyote sculptures cut from sheet metal and allowed to develop a rusty patina .(6) Or choose from hand-hewn barn beams and pole rafters, rich in character and historic detail with a beautiful aged, natural patina .(7) The dining room's French fruitwood table, dating from the 1860s, plays off the patina of the original plank floors.(8) Another way to conjure a time and place is with wood furniture that has patina .(9) The buildings, like the bridge, will weather and change over time and gradually acquire the patina of use and common history.(10) The series is tinged with that otherworldly patina that makes anime special.(11) ├ö├ç├┐The whole idea of having glitzy costumes with a patina of the old Las Vegas showgirl style really interested me,├ö├ç├û he says.(12) There were no real hard hedges to it, but a kind of luxurious patina that drew the listener into his unique world as if by stealth.(13) he carries the patina of old money and good breeding(14) Unlike leather goods and fine wood that develop a desirable patina and texture with age, the effect is less than appealing when it's staring back at you from the mirror.(15) Hand rubbing develops patina on silver which adds to its beauty.(16) Her body once again shone with a patina of emotion.
Different Formspatina, patinas
English to Welsh Dictionary: patina
Meaning and definitions of patina, translation in Welsh language for patina with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of patina in Welsh and in English language.
Tags for the entry "patina"
What patina means in Welsh, patina meaning in Welsh, patina definition, examples and pronunciation of patina in Welsh language.