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Patina vs. Verdigris

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Main Difference

The main difference between Patina and Verdigris is that the Patina is a acquired change of an object's surface through age and exposure and Verdigris is a green copper-based pigment

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  • Patina (noun)

    A paten, flat type of dish

  • Patina (noun)

    The colour or incrustation which age and wear give to (mainly metallic) objects; especially, the green rust which covers works of art such as ancient bronzes, coins and medals.

  • Patina (noun)

    A green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

    "color panel|93C592"

  • Patina (noun)

    A gloss or superficial layer.

  • Patina (adjective)

    Of a green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

  • Verdigris (noun)

    A blue-green patina or rust that forms on copper-containing metals.

  • Verdigris (noun)

    Copper acetate.

  • Verdigris (noun)

    The colour of this patina or material.

    "color panel|43B3AE"

  • Verdigris (verb)

    To cover, or coat, with verdigris.

    "An old verdigrised brass bugle. — Hawthorne."

Wiktionary
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  • Patina (noun)

    A dish or plate of metal or earthenware; a patella.

  • Patina (noun)

    The color or incrustation which age gives to works of art; especially, the green rust which covers ancient bronzes, coins, and medals.

  • Verdigris (noun)

    A green poisonous substance used as a pigment and drug, obtained by the action of acetic acid on copper, and consisting essentially of a complex mixture of several basic copper acetates.

  • Verdigris (noun)

    The green rust formed on copper.

  • Verdigris

    To cover, or coat, with verdigris.

Webster Dictionary
  • Patina (noun)

    a fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal

  • Verdigris (noun)

    a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment

  • Verdigris (noun)

    a green patina that forms on copper or brass or bronze that has been exposed to the air or water for long periods of time

  • Verdigris (verb)

    color verdigris

Princeton's WordNet

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