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copper

cop·per

copper

 
pronunciation:
ka pr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a chemical element that has twenty-nine protons in each nucleus and occurs as a reddish brown, corrosion-resistant solid metal with excellent electrical conductivity, widely used for wiring and in pipes, and in alloys such as brass and bronze. (symbol: Cu).
 
definition 2: a coin composed of copper or an alloy of copper, such as a U.S. or British penny.
definition 3: the reddish brown metallic color of copper.
definition 4: any of various small butterflies, the adults of which have lustrous reddish brown wings.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coppered, coppering, coppers
definition: to coat or cover with copper.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to or made of copper.
definition 2: resembling or having the color of copper.
derivation: coppery (adj.)
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