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Definition of "patination" []

  • The application of a patina. (noun)

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Use "patination" in a sentence
  • "Subtle patination suggests weathering and the passage of time."
  • "Long before the statue was unearthed, the natural process of patination had caused the formation of the red cuprite, blue azurite and green malachite commonly found in ancient bronzes."
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