copper

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  • Black and white copper seem to be different from the red kind.
  • Suppose no coppers ever were known to come out of the royal coach window? Cited from Virginians, By William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Knowledge of the use of copper was far more widespread than the metal itself.
  • The children ran to her with their coppers, and then followed her back to us. Cited from Traveler from Altruria: Romance,W. D. Howells
  • What you have in this house you pay for in coppers, so you know. Cited from The Unclassed, by George Gissing
  • I pulled out a half-dozen coppers, and held my hand toward him. Cited from Traveler from Altruria: Romance,W. D. Howells
  • The length of the copper list program is limited by execution time.
  • Her face a question, she came up to him; and he gave her a few coppers. Cited from The Cardinal's Snuff-Box, by Henry Harland
  • He had no home, no friends, no money except the few coppers in his pocket. Cited from Jewel's Story Book, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • Though iron became increasingly common, copper and bronze were also used, especially in iron poor areas.
  • Although copper and bronze were in use, iron was not yet employed.
  • Sheet metal in the form of copper and lead has also been used for many hundreds of years.
  • At the same time, the hope of winning a few coppers made him keep an eye on the game. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • He offers literary proof that bronze had been in use before iron and copper before bronze.
  • But on general principles I usually keep out of the way of the coppers. Cited from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, B. Hecht
  • The same period saw lead, copper, silver and gold mining.
  • My few coppers stood between us and -- and -- well, serious thoughts of the future. Cited from The Statesmen Snowbound, by Robert Fitzgerald
  • With a staff of four coppers, he runs a large district.
  • But I get more coppers, so I can buy myself some food. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
  • Perhaps he might also supply the coppers to pay for a bed in the New Cut. Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
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Meaning of copper

  • noun 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
  • noun A copper penny
  • noun A reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
  • noun Any of various small butterflies of the family lycaenidae having coppery wings
  • verb Coat with a layer of copper