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Cu

Symbol, Chemistry.
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Origin of Cu
From the Latin word cuprum

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  • Monstrous memorandums, cu—no, I can't say that; that's too hard for me.

  • It will be seen that the cement used by Sabin yielded 3.65 cu.

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  • If a foreman receives $3 a day and is bossing a job where only 12 cu.

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  • If the same foreman is handling a gang of 20 men whose output is 50 cu.

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  • With wages at $1.75 per day the labor cost of handling 200 cu.

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  • The mixing was done in two Smith mixers, which turned out 70 cu.

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  • The daily consumption of sand and gravel on this work was about 50 cu.

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  • A batch made up as follows, tamped in place to a volume of 30 cu.

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  • One gang by day labor mixed and placed 168 batches of 0.7 cu.

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British Dictionary definitions for cu

cu

abbreviation
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Cuba

Cu

Chemical symbol
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copper
Word Origin
from Late Latin cuprum

CU1

abbreviation
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see you

CU2

abbreviation
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Cuba (international car registration)

cu.

abbreviation
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cubic
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cu in Medicine

Cu
The symbol for the element copper.

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cu in Science
Cu  
The symbol for copper.
copper
  (kŏp'ər)   
Symbol Cu
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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