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copper

cop·per

copper

 
 
pronunciation:
ka pr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a reddish brown metal that is one of the chemical elements. Copper is used to make pipes, because it does not easily rust. It is also used to make wires, because it is an excellent conductor of electricity. It can be combined with other metals to make alloys such as brass and bronze. (symbol: Cu)
That shiny tea kettle is made of copper.
 
definition 2: the reddish brown color of copper.
Copper is one of the colors in my box of crayons.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of or having to do with copper.
There is a copper pipe under the sink.
definition 2: having the color of copper.
His copper hair shined in the sunlight.
derivation: coppery (adj.)
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