Example sentences for: patina

How can you use “patina” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The green patina of the building’s copper skeleton is an artful homage to the copper roofs on the old Parliament Buildings.

  • Nassau County alone has given the world Eddie Murphy, Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell, and Jerry Seinfeld--four comedians, who for better or worse, probably shape the cutting edge of our national culture more than Charlotte, N.C.; and Berkeley, Calif.; and Austin, Texas; and all the truly hip suburbs with "a patina of sophistication" combined.

  • The gold leaf is then applied and the whole image is given a patina.

  • Now, with the onset of outsourcing, globalization, and the virtual corporation, those old factories have acquired a patina of humanist authenticity they could not have had in their own time.

  • The newly produced goods have a bright patina that mellows with use, and some of the older pieces are exceptionally beautiful.


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