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Definition of Copper

Copper

  1. 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.
  2. A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper.
  3. A vessel, especially a large boiler, made of copper.
  4. the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship's coppers.
  5. To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.

Copper Quotations

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau

He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting 'All the Gods are bastards.'
Terry Pratchett

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.
Rumi

When I was 16 years old, I assembled a 2.3 million electron volt beta particle accelerator. I went to Westinghouse, I got 400 pounds of translator steel, 22 miles of copper wire, and I assembled a 6-kilowatt, 2.3 million electron accelerator in the garage.
Michio Kaku

Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.
Thomas Hood
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Copper Translations

copper in Danish is kobber
copper in Dutch is koperen, roodkoperen
copper in Finnish is kupari
copper in French is cuivre
copper in German is Kupfer
copper in Italian is rame
copper in Norwegian is kopper
copper in Portuguese is cobre
copper in Spanish is cobre
copper in Swedish is kopparmynt, koppar

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