Origin of Cu
From the Latin word cuprum
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Examples from the Web for cu
“Officers approached them, and they just sat there,” said Ryan Huff, spokesman for the CU Police Department.No Rocky Mountain High in Boulder, Colorado
April 21, 2012
Monstrous memorandums, cu—no, I can't say that; that's too hard for me.The Politician Out-Witted
It will be seen that the cement used by Sabin yielded 3.65 cu.
If a foreman receives $3 a day and is bossing a job where only 12 cu.
If the same foreman is handling a gang of 20 men whose output is 50 cu.
With wages at $1.75 per day the labor cost of handling 200 cu.
from Late Latin cuprum
- see you
- Cuba (international car registration)
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- The symbol for the elementcopper
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- The symbol for copper.
- A reddish-brown, ductile, malleable metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. It is widely used for electrical wires, water pipes, and rust-resistant parts, either in its pure form or in alloys such as brass and bronze. Atomic number 29; atomic weight 63.546; melting point 1,083°C; boiling point 2,595°C; specific gravity 8.96; valence 1, 2. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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