copper

Comparatively soft, reddish metal which is used both in its own right and as an alloy in bronze, brass, fine pewter and pinchbeck. It is also used to impart strength to silver and gold. Gilded copper was a substitute for gold in the Middle Ages in domestic and church pieces. From c. 1742, copper was fused with silver to make sheffield plate. Pure c …...

copper

[n] - a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element 2. [n] - a copper penny 3. [n] - a reddish brown the color of polished copper 4. [n] - any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having copper colored wings 5. [v] - coat with a layer of copper
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copper

vessel in which additives such as hops and adjuncts are added to the liquor from the mash tun
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Copper

Old penny. Also, any of the bronze coins. (Also a policeman.)
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Copper

Metallic Element, Symbol Cu, atomic No. 29, atomic weight 65.54, Specific Gravity 8.92 @ 20C, Resistivity 1.68E-8 (0.0000000168) Ohm Metres @ 20C By far the dominant material used for PCB Conductor tracks, having one of the lowest resistances of suitable metals. Reacts slowly with oxygen in air and hence tarnishes, requiring cleaning procedures pri...
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Copper

A copper is basically a large pan in which the wort is boiled up with the hops. The pan has a round bottom to maximise the effect of the boil. Boiling the liquid has 3 effects: It stabilises the colour. It concentrates the sugars (as about 6% of the liquid will evaporate). It releases the flavour of the hops, which also sterilises the liquid. Copp...
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Copper

A coprocessor that handles the Amiga display. This is controlled by the 'Copper List' that includes information on the screens open.
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Copper

Photograph courtesy of MineraliteCopper is a orange/reddish coloured metal which is malleable and ductile. It has excellent thermal and electrical conductivities and good corrosion resistance. It is found in sulphide ores and as carbonate, arsenide and chloride. Extraction of the metal involves roasting the ore to produce the oxide, followed by red...
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Copper

Discovered : known to ancient civilisationsOrigin : The name is derived from 'Cuprum', the Latin name for Cyprus.Description :A reddish-gold metal that is easily worked and drawn into wire. It has great ability to conduct both heat and electricity. Traditionally it has been one of the coinage metals along with silver and gold, but it is the most co...
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Copper

CAS Number: 7440-50-8. Copper is a reddish metal that occurs naturally in rocks, soil, water, and air. It also occurs naturally in plants and animals. Metallic copper is easily molded or shaped, and can be found in the U.S. penny, electrical wiring, and s
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Copper

Swimming pool chemistry: An effective algaestat and algaecide, copper as elemental is used in many pools in products like Long Life Algaecide.
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Copper

a member of the BSAP
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Copper

Copper in sheet form can be used as a durable roof covering, and occasionally as a wall-cladding. Brownish when installed, it turns green. Copper is also the preferred material for lightning conductors. Related Words: Lightning conductor
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Copper

Cop'per noun [ Middle English coper (cf. Dutch koper , Swedish koppar , Danish kobber , German kupfer ), Late Latin cuper , from Latin cuprum for earlier Cyprium , Cyprium aes , i.e., Cyprian brass, from Greek ... of Cyprus (Gr. ...), a...
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Copper

Cop'per transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Coppered ; present participle & verbal noun Coppering .] To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.
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copper

<chemical> A trace element with the atomic symbol cu, atomic number 29, and atomic weight 63. It is essential in nutrition, being a component of various proteins, including ceruloplasmin, erythrocuprein, cytochrome c oxidase, tyrosinase, etc. Deficiency, which is rare, may result in hypochromic microcytic anaemia, neutropenia, and bone change...
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copper

copper color noun a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
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copper

(Cu) (kop´әr) a chemical element, atomic number 29, atomic weight 63.54. It is necessary for bone formation and for the formation of blood because it occurs in several oxidative enzymes including one involved in the transformation of inorganic iron into hemoglobin. There is little dang...
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Copper

• (n.) the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship`s coppers. • (n.) A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper. • (v. t.) To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship. • (n.) A common metal of a reddish color, both ductile and malleable, and very tenacious. ...
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copper

chemical element, reddish, extremely ductile metal of Group Ib of the periodic table, unusually good conductor of electricity and heat. Copper is ... [79 related articles]
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copper

copper 1. A malleable, reddish-brown metallic element. It is a component of several important enzymes in the body and is essential to good health. A deficiency is rare, because only two to five mg daily are necessary, and that amount is easily obtained in a normal diet. 2. For a history of 'copper', see this chemical page located at Chemical Eleme...
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Copper

Copper is slang for a policeman.
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copper

(Cu) Native copper. Credit: David Belanger, UCSC A ductile, malleable, reddish-brown metallic element in group IB of the periodic table; it is a transition element. Copper is of great importance because of its high electrical conductivity (only silver, among pure met...
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copper

copper, metallic chemical element; symbol Cu [Lat. cuprum=copper]; at. no. 29; at. wt. 63.546; m.p. 1,083.4°C; b.p. 2,567°C; sp. gr. 8.96 at 20°C; valence +1 or +2. Copper and some of its alloys have been used by humanity since the Bronze Age. One of the first metals known to humans, fre...
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Copper

Copper, river, c.300 mi (480 km) long, rising in the Wrangell Mts., SE Alaska, and flowing S through the Chugach Mts. to the Gulf of Alaska. Copper deposits near the upper river, long mined by natives, attracted the attention of Russians and later Americans, but exploration was difficult because of ...
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