Today’s word of the day is ‘Patina.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Patina [puh–tee-nuh ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Chamak
2. Spanish – Pátina
3. French – Patine
4. Mandarin – Tónglǜ
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Anyone can see that, in spite of the patina that’s formed over the metal.
2. The durability of a patina upon a bronze cannot be judged either by the outer appearance or by the chemical composition alone.
3. For the past 15 years I’ve been working in the Halloween mask industry and bronze foundry business as a mask maker, photographer, painter and patina artist.
4. A cast iron skillet will develop a deep, dark patina over time.
5. Copper objects with a sound so-called “noble” patina apparently do not occur.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
glaze, gleam, gloss, lustre, shimmer, burnish, finish, glint, polish, shininess, wax etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
dullness, darkness etc.
Life is one long decay, no? There’s a lot of beauty in it. Like the patina in an old city.
Our work at the MIT Building 10 Lobby included cleaning of the travertine stone, re-gilding of incised lettering, new design installation of decorative paint scheme to support the architecture and faux verdigris patina on metal door frames and balcony railings. #MITBuilding10 pic.twitter.com/7EXHihlUvQ
— John Canning & Co. (@JohnCanningCo) January 21, 2021
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