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Copper meaning

copper - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  2. 2. A common metal of a reddish color, both ductile and malleable, and very tenacious. It is one of the best conductors of heat and electricity. Symbol Cu. Atomic weight 63. 3. It is one of the most useful metals in itself, and also in its alloys, brass and bronze.
  3. 3. A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper.
  4. 4. A vessel, especially a large boiler, made of copper.
  5. 5. the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship's coppers.
  6. 6. To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.

copper - examples of usage

  1. With Seven large Maps, and numerous Illustrations engraved on Copper and on Wood. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
  2. There was only Fran, desperate to perform the task he'd been sent here to do, keeping in touch with the other three children by a tiny unit he'd made out of scrap copper and a straw and a candle- flame. - "Long Ago, Far Away", William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.
  3. Stops were frequent after the Copper River had been crossed, and her father appeared to meet and question many persons in the towns they passed. - "The Desert of Wheat", Zane Grey.
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