- any of a number of disks of refined copper formed when cold water is thrown onto the molten metal.
- a rounded microconstituent of certain alloys.
Definition for rosette (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for rosette
The rosette is affixed with a brass bolt, also for attachment, which must have extended through the front of the cap.American Military Insignia 1800-1851|J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.
"It will be a great pleasure to me," replied Rosette, who did not know how to dissimulate.
He had only an old blue coat, and he never went out without fastening to it his rosette as an officer of the Legion of Honor.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Rosette was so superior in dancing to Orangine and Roussette, that they could scarcely suppress their rage.
He wore, not without pride, the rosette of an officer of the Department of Education.Atlantida|Pierre Benoit
British Dictionary definitions for rosette
Word Origin for rosette
Word Origin and History for rosette
"a rose-shaped ornament," especially a bunch or knot of ribbons worn as a decoration, 1790, from French rosette, diminutive of rose "rose" (see rose (n.1)).