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copal a hard resin from various tropical trees, used to make lacquers and varnishes.
cop a plea (informal) to plead guilty to a lesser charge in order to avoid trial on the original charge.
copartner an associate or fellow partner, as in a business enterprise.
copartnership combined form of partnership.
cope1 to contend or struggle, esp. with some success (often fol. by "with"). [2 definitions]
cope2 a long ecclesiastical robe worn as an outer garment in processions and the like. [2 definitions]
Copenhagen the seaport capital of Denmark.
Copernican system the theory, first held by Copernicus, that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun.
copestone variant of capstone.
copier a machine used to make photographic copies of pages; photocopy machine. (See Xerox.) [2 definitions]
copilot one who is second in command to the pilot of an airplane.
coping the top layer of a masonry wall, often having a sloping surface so that water will run off.
coping saw a handsaw with a thin blade that is attached to the handle by a U-shaped frame, used for cutting curved shapes into wood.
copious abundant in number or quantity; plentiful.
copolymer a heavy compound produced by copolymerizing.
copolymerize to polymerize (two or more different monomers), or to undergo polymerizing.
cop out (informal) to avoid facing a responsibility or fulfilling a promise, esp. in a cowardly way.
cop-out (informal) an instance or act of evading responsibility or not fulfilling a promise.
copper 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). [7 definitions]
copperas the chemical compound ferrous sulfate.
copperhead a venomous snake of the southeastern United States having a copper-colored body with darker bands. [2 definitions]