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blister copper

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noun Metallurgy.
  1. a matte of from 96 to 99 percent copper, having a blistered surface after smelting because of gases generated during solidification.
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Origin of blister copper

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for blister copper

blister copper

  1. an impure form of copper having a blister-like surface due to the release of gas during cooling
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