verb (used with object)
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Origin of copper1
Words nearby copper
Definition for copper (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for copper
You can find fourteen of these copper creations, all initially containing 3,900 liters of liquid apiece, on the Macallan estate.
But the copper performs another important function: working as a catalyst in the distillation process.
Why the size and shape of a copper still is at the core of whisky distillation.
After all, there are much larger risks in this world than traces of copper in your water.
Paul Smith filled the Bourse de Commerce with its copper cupola in June for his menswear show.
Slate quarries and copper and tin mines were formerly valuable.
As he had no silver mines, he struck the roubles out of copper, of which there was plenty about.
Several specimens of living coral were found attached to the copper sheathing, that which I received being the largest.Cruise of the 'Alert'|R. W. Coppinger
These are large, deep vessels, provided with copper steam coils in the bottom for the purpose of heating the juice.
The skeleton being completed, her planks are then secured by copper or iron nails to the timbers, and riveted.
British Dictionary definitions for copper (1 of 2)
- a malleable ductile reddish metallic element occurring as the free metal, copper glance, and copper pyrites: used as an electrical and thermal conductor and in such alloys as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; atomic no: 29; atomic wt: 63.546; valency: 1 or 2; relative density: 8.96; melting pt: 1084.87±+0.2°C; boiling pt: 2563°CRelated adjectives: cupric, cuprous Related prefix: cupro-
- (as modifier)a copper coin
- the reddish-brown colour of copper
- (as adjective)copper hair