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Definition of Copper

Copper
Pyrites Py*ri"tes, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? fire. See Pyre.] (Min.) A name given to a number of metallic minerals, sulphides of iron, copper, cobalt, nickel, and tin, of a white or yellowish color. Note: The term was originally applied to the mineral pyrite, or iron pyrites, in allusion to its giving sparks when struck with steel. Arsenical pyrites, arsenopyrite. Auriferous pyrites. See under Auriferous. Capillary pyrites, millerite. Common pyrites, isometric iron disulphide; pyrite. Hair pyrites, millerite. Iron pyrites. See Pyrite. Magnetic pyrites, pyrrhotite. Tin pyrites, stannite. White iron pyrites, orthorhombic iron disulphide; marcasite. This includes cockscomb pyrites (a variety of marcasite, named in allusion to its form), spear pyrites, etc. Yellow, or Copper, pyrites, the sulphide of copper and iron; chalcopyrite.
Copper
Copper Cop"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coppered; p. pr. & vb. n. Coppering.] To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.

Meaning of Copper from wikipedia

- Copper is a chemical element; it has symbol Cu (from Latin cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with very high thermal...
- coppercopper(II) sulfate electrode is a reference electrode of the first kind, based on the redox reaction with parti****tion of the metal (copper)...
- Copper extraction refers to the methods used to obtain copper from its ores. The conversion of copper ores consists of a series of physical, chemical...
- well characterized. Copper oxide may refer to: Copper(I) oxide (cuprous oxide, Cu2O) Copper(II) oxide (cupric oxide, CuO) Copper peroxide (CuO2), a hypothetical...
- Kahleah Copper (born August 28, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball ****ociation...
- term copper pour refers to an area on a printed circuit board filled with copper (the metal used to make connections in printed circuit boards). Copper pour...
- Look up coppers in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Coppers may refer to: Butterflies from the subfamily Lycaeninae Police officers Coppers (film), a...
- further demand for copper wire as an electrical conductor. Copper is the electrical conductor in many categories of electrical wiring. Copper wire is used in...
- Copper(II) sulfate is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula CuSO4. It forms hydrates CuSO4·nH2O, where n can range from 1 to 7. The pentahydrate...
- Copper is a reddish brown color that resembles the metal copper. The first recorded use of copper as a color name in English was in 1594. At right is...