bronzing

noun
bronz·​ing | \ ˈbrän-ziŋ How to pronounce bronzing (audio) \

Definition of bronzing

: a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)

Examples of bronzing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Washington Post, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Terry Spencer, orlandosentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Lethal bronzing, which experts say likely originated in Mexico, also is found in parts of Texas and throughout the Caribbean. Terry Spencer, sun-sentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palms threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Coincidentally — but conveniently — lethal bronzing is attacking palms right outside Bahder’s office at the University of Florida’s agriculture research station near Fort Lauderdale. Washington Post, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Coincidentally — but conveniently — lethal bronzing is attacking palms right outside Bahder's office at the University of Florida's agriculture research station near Fort Lauderdale. Terry Spencer, orlandosentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Coincidentally — but conveniently — lethal bronzing is attacking palms right outside Bahder’s office at the University of Florida’s agriculture research station near Fort Lauderdale. Terry Spencer, sun-sentinel.com, "Florida’s iconic palms threatened by invasive disease," 19 Aug. 2019 Researchers say lethal bronzing likely originated in Mexico. Fox News, "Tens of thousands of palm trees dying from bacterial disease," 29 Aug. 2019 Brian Bahder, PhD, an entomologist researching lethal bronzing and an assistant professor at the University of Florida—even right outside his office near Fort Lauderdale palm trees are being ravaged by the disease—told the Associated Press. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Florida's Beautiful Palm Trees Are Under Attack by a Fatal, Insect-Borne Disease," 20 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bronzing

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Bronzing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronzing. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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