HyperDic: copper

English > 6 senses of the word copper:
NOUNsubstancecopper, Cu, atomic number 29a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element
possessioncoppera copper penny
person copper, bull, cop, fuzz, piguncomplimentary terms for a policeman
attributecopper, copper colora reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
animalcopperany of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
VERBcontactcoppercoat with a layer of copper
copper > pronunciation
Soundskaa'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > copper: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor.
SynonymsCu, atomic number 29
Narrowerblister copperAn impure form of copper having a black blistered surface
BroaderconductorA substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
metallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofbornite, peacock oreA mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits
brassAn alloy of copper and zinc
bronzeAn alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements
chalcocite, copper glanceA heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper
chalcopyrite, copper pyritesA yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) made up of copper and iron sulfide
cupriteA mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper
malachiteA green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects
Spanishcobre, número atómico 29
Catalancoure, número atòmic 29
Adjectivescupric, cuprousof or containing divalent copper
Verbscoppercoat with a layer of copper
English > copper: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA copper penny.
Broaderpenny, cent, centimeA coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
Spanishcalderilla, cobre, moneda, monedas
Catalancalderilla, moneda, monedes
English > copper: 6 senses > noun 3, person
Meaninguncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
Synonymsbull, cop, fuzz, pig
Broaderpoliceman, police officer, officerA member of a police force
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbofia, gris, guili, guindilla, guripa, madero, marrón, pasma, pitufo, policía, poli, polizonte, romano, tira, tombo
Catalanbòfia, pasma, policia, poli
English > copper: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper.
Synonymcopper color
Broaderreddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red, mahoganyA shade of brown with a tinge of red
Spanishcobre, color de cobre, marrón cobre
Catalancoure
Adjectivescopperyof something having the color of copper
English > copper: 6 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningAny of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings.
Member ofLycaena, genus Lycaenatype genus of the Lycaenidae
NarrowerAmerican copper, Lycaena hypophlaeasCommon copper butterfly of central and eastern North America
Broaderlycaenid, lycaenid butterflyAny of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
English > copper: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcoat with a layer of copper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishencobrar
Nounscoppera ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element

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