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Bronze

The title of a function (the others are Gold and Silver) adopted by each of the emergency services (police, fire, ambulance, emergency medical) in the event of major incident (mass disaster) in the UK, which is role, rather than rank, related.

Bronze is used the same way as “operational” in other emergency plans. Bronze controls and deploys the resources of their respective service within a geographical sector or specific role and implements the tactics defined by Silver. As the incident progresses and more resources attend the rendezvous points, the level of supervision increases proportions. As senior managers arrive they will be assigned functions within the Gold, Silver and Bronze structure.
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At this market, the trend is that "we're seeing a lot more metals," Edelist said, with more brushed aluminum and cold-rolled steel in contemporary design, and warm, bronzy, flame-treated copper in the transitional market.
This strain does not have the distinctive bronzy green leaves of the original, but it is identical in all other respects, even the same flavorful dark red fruit.
While the clusters that I saw in Costa Rica were always green, Harry reported that some of the Ecuadorian plants had "strikingly bronzy red foliage".
Sugar's Platinum is an oversized shiny silver and pink compact with mirror that features shimmering pressed powder for an instant faux-glow with sheer, bronzy powder with glittering flecks of silver and gold.
palmatum Dissectum is the most widely available which produces green foliage through the main season, turning a majestic bronzy yellow in autumn.
Coalingite is commonly found as golden brown (when fresh) to dark bronzy (oxidized) plates and micaceous flakes on serpentine, with patches to 10 X 10 cm across and several millimeters thick.
A goldfinch "scallops/ through the canopy of the cornfield." Summer poems are described as "bronzy June bugs," and "mulberries leave a cosmos of purple moons on the sidewalks." When she travels to her ancestral Wales, she delights in discovering the old Welsh word glas, which means both green and blue, "the color of hills and water." As a Wisconsinite, I especially enjoy how well Lloyd describes the beauty and vicissitudes of the Upper Midwest climate.
Her colors are of a muted metallic nature, like bronzy brown, rusty green and gray.
They love the use of lush, full-bodied colors like deep magenta, bronzy greens, midnight blues, spicy oranges, sultry reds and warm, spicy browns.
Indeed, unlike the majority of plays by her black female contemporaries - which have in common a naturalistic, domestic setting; an interest in psychological realism (as opposed to the stereotypes of the minstrel tradition); and implicit or explicit identification of the race of each character - The Purple Flower offers a deliberately non-realistic setting; undeveloped character types; and, most significant for our staged reading, a multiplicity of racial markers (from "well-browned" to "bronzy brown" to "browned peach"), indicating gradations of skin tone between "black" and "white."(3)
But hummingbirds, such as this bronzy hermit (below), head for passion flowers, hibiscus, and other red-petaled blossoms.
This compact shrub, also known as Gaultheria Wintertime, has glossy evergreen foliage which takes on bronzy tints when the frosts hit.