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

Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity. Pure copper is soft and malleable; a freshly exposed surface has a reddish-orange color. It is used as a conductor of heat and electricity, a building material, and a constituent of various m...
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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> 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

(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

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

(color) cobre, cobrizo
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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

(Cu) Type: Term Pronunciation: kop′er Definitions: 1. A metallic element, atomic no. 29, atomic wt. 63.546; several of its salts are used in medicine. A bioelement found in a number of proteins.
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Copper

[color] Copper is a reddish brown color that resembles the metal copper. The first recorded use of copper as a color name in English was in 1594. ==Variations of copper== ===Pale copper=== At right is displayed pale tone of copper that is called copper in Crayola crayons. This color was formulated by Crayola in 1958. ===Copper red=== At rig...
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Copper

[comic] Copper is a comic strip by Kazu Kibuishi that has enjoyed both webcomic and print appearances. == History == The web comic began in April 2002 in a much larger than usual square format. Except for the first strip, the comic is in color. == Format and schedule == The large format may account in part for the slow schedule - updates oc...
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Copper

[heraldry] In heraldry, copper is the tincture of metallic copper. Copper has been introduced in Canadian heraldry. It is considered a metal along with Argent (silver) and Or (gold) and should be depicted as bright, new copper metal. While not commonly used, it features prominently in the arms of the City of Whitehorse, Yukon. ...
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Copper

[MUD] Copper was a DikuMUD based MUD launched in June 1991 by Linh Ngo, who was a computer science student at the University of Colorado at Denver. The MUD was named after the machine it ran on, copper.denver.Colorado.edu. Andrew Bradford, another UCD student and friend, later joined as a co-implementor. In December 1991 the Copper I source...
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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

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

a malleable and ductile metal, copper combines well to make other metals such as brass and bronze: reacts with chemicals and oxygen in the air, in most cases turning green. See also Aerugo, Verdigris
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Copper

A malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish-brown color: used in large quantities as an electrical conductor and in the manufacture of alloys, as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; atomic weight: 63.54; atomic number: 29; specific gravity: 8.92 at 20°C.
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Copper

a member of the BSAP
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Copper

A trace element, which is essential in nutrition and is a component of various proteins. Deficiency, which is rare, may result in a loss of hair color and malformed kinky hair.
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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

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

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 ....
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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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