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Azurite vs. Copper

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Azuritenoun

(mineral) A blue vitreous mineral; a basic copper carbonate, with the chemical formula Cu2+3(CO3)2(OH)2.

Coppernoun

(uncountable) A reddish-brown, malleable, ductile metallic element with high electrical and thermal conductivity, symbol Cu, and atomic number 29.

Azuritenoun

Blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite.

Coppernoun

(countable) Something made of copper.

Azurite

Azurite is a soft, deep-blue copper mineral produced by weathering of copper ore deposits. During the early 19th century, it was also known as chessylite, after the type locality at Chessy-les-Mines near Lyon, France.

Coppernoun

The reddish-brown colour/color of copper.

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Coppernoun

(countable) A copper coin.

Coppernoun

A large pot, often used for heating water or washing clothes over a fire. In Australasia at least, it could also be a fixed installation made of copper, with a fire underneath and its own chimney. Generally made redundant by the advent of the washing machine.

‘Mum would heat the water in a copper in the kitchen and transfer it to the tin bath.’; ‘I explain that socks can’t be boiled up in the copper with the sheets and towels or they shrink.’;

Coppernoun

A police officer.

Copperadjective

Made of copper.

Copperadjective

Having the reddish-brown colour/color of copper.

Copperverb

To sheathe or coat with copper.

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Coppernoun

A common metal of a reddish color, both ductile and malleable, and very tenacious. It is one of the best conductors of heat and electricity. Symbol Cu. Atomic weight 63.3. It is one of the most useful metals in itself, and also in its alloys, brass and bronze.

Coppernoun

A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper.

‘My friends filled my pockets with coppers.’;

Coppernoun

A vessel, especially a large boiler, made of copper.

Coppernoun

the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship's coppers.

‘All in a hot and copper sky.’;

Copperverb

To cover or coat with copper; to sheathe with sheets of copper; as, to copper a ship.

Coppernoun

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

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Coppernoun

a copper penny

Coppernoun

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Coppernoun

a reddish brown the color of polished copper

Coppernoun

any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having copper colored wings

Copperverb

coat with a layer of copper

Copper

Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu (from Latin: cuprum) and atomic number 29. It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity.

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