phosphor bronze etymology

English word phosphor bronze comes from English bronze, English phosphor

Detailed word origin of phosphor bronze

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bronze English (eng) (intransitive, of the skin) To change to a bronze or tan colour due to exposure to the sun.. (transitive) To color bronze; (of the sun) to tan.. (transitive) To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.. (transitive) To plate with bronze. (countable) A work of art made of bronze, especially a sculpture.. (countable, and, uncountable) A reddish-brown colour, the colour of bronze.. (uncountable) A [...]
phosphor English (eng) (chemistry) Any of various compounds of transition metals or of rare earths that exhibit phosphorescence.
phosphor bronze English (eng) Any alloy of copper with 3.5 to 10% tin and up to 1% phosphorus, notable for toughness, strength, low coefficient of friction, and fine grain.

Words with the same origin as phosphor bronze

Descendants of bronze
Bronze Age Bronze Star bronzite