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1. copper

noun. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] a 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.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • peacock ore
  • brass
  • malachite
  • blister copper
  • conductor
  • chalcocite
  • copper glance
  • cuprite
  • Cu
  • atomic number 29
  • chalcopyrite
  • copper pyrites
  • bornite
  • metal

Antonyms

  • dielectric
  • bushing
  • material
  • nonconductor

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Copper

  • improper
  • whopper
  • stopper
  • propper
  • proper
  • gropper
  • dropper
  • cropper
  • clopper
  • topper
  • topor
  • shopper
  • popper
  • kopper
  • hopper
  • chopper
  • bopper

Example sentences of the word copper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Arrowheads were made from flint or obsidian but could also be made from bone, horn and copper.

Quotes containing the word copper


1. If complete and utter chaos was lightning, then he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards!
- Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic

2. copper-bottomed

adjective. having a bottom of copper or sheathed with copper.

Antonyms

  • unlimited

3. copper-bottom

verb. provide with a copper bottom.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • block
  • recall

4. copper-base_alloy

noun. any alloy whose principal component is copper.

Synonyms

  • bronze
  • alloy
  • brass
  • cupronickel
  • aluminum bronze
  • constantan
  • aluminium bronze
  • metal

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • purity

5. copper

noun. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • officer
  • cop
  • pig
  • police officer
  • policeman

Antonyms

  • overhead
  • subsurface
  • undergarment
  • undress

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. copper

noun. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings.

Synonyms

  • Lycaena hypophlaeas
  • American copper
  • lycaenid butterfly
  • genus Lycaena
  • lycaenid

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • woman
  • bear
  • civilian

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. copper

noun. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] a copper penny.

Synonyms

  • penny
  • cent

Antonyms

  • mineral wool
  • rock wool
  • glass wool

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. copper

noun. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper.

Synonyms

  • burnt sienna
  • Venetian red
  • reddish brown
  • mahogany
  • copper color

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. copper

verb. ['ˈkɑːpɝ'] coat with a layer of copper.

Synonyms

  • coat

Etymology

  • coper (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coper (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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