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Copper vs. Iron

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The main difference between Copper and Iron is that the Copper is a chemical element with the atomic number of 29 and Iron is a chemical element 26 or simple substance composed thereof.

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  • Copper (noun)

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

  • Copper (noun)

    Something made of copper.

  • Copper (noun)

    The reddish-brown colour/color of copper.

    "color panel|BB5836"

  • Copper (noun)

    A copper coin.

  • Copper (noun)

    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."

  • Copper (noun)

    A police officer.

  • Copper (adjective)

    Made of copper.

  • Copper (adjective)

    Having the reddish-brown colour/color of copper.

  • Copper (verb)

    To sheathe or coat with copper.

  • Iron (noun)

    A common, inexpensive metal, often black in color, that rusts, is attracted by magnets, and is used in making steel.

  • Iron (noun)

    A metallic chemical element having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe.

  • Iron (noun)

    Any material, not a steel, predominantly made of elemental iron.

    "wrought iron, ductile iron, cast iron, pig iron, gray iron"

  • Iron (noun)

    A tool or appliance made of metal, which is heated and then used to transfer heat to something else; most often a thick piece of metal fitted with a handle and having a flat, roughly triangular bottom, which is heated and used to press wrinkles from clothing, and now usually containing an electrical heating apparatus.

  • Iron (noun)

    Shackles.

  • Iron (noun)

    A handgun.

  • Iron (noun)

    A dark shade of the colour/color silver.

  • Iron (noun)

    A male homosexual.

  • Iron (noun)

    A golf club used for middle-distance shots.

  • Iron (noun)

    Great strength or power.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Made of the metal iron.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Strong as of will, inflexible.

    "She had an iron will."

    "He held on with an iron grip."

    "an iron constitution"

    "Iron men"

    "adamant|adamantine|brassbound"

  • Iron (verb)

    To pass an iron over (clothing or some other item made of cloth) in order to remove creases.

  • Iron (verb)

    To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.

  • Iron (verb)

    To furnish or arm with iron.

    "to iron a wagon"

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  • Copper (noun)

    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.

  • Copper (noun)

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

  • Copper (noun)

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

  • Copper (noun)

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

  • Copper

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

  • Iron (noun)

    The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc.), or a hydrous oxide (as limonite, turgite, etc.). It is reduced on an enormous scale in three principal forms; viz., cast iron, steel, and wrought iron. Iron usually appears dark brown, from oxidation or impurity, but when pure, or on a fresh surface, is a gray or white metal. It is easily oxidized (rusted) by moisture, and is attacked by many corrosive agents. Symbol Fe (Latin Ferrum). Atomic number 26, atomic weight 55.847. Specific gravity, pure iron, 7.86; cast iron, 7.1. In magnetic properties, it is superior to all other substances.

  • Iron (noun)

    An instrument or utensil made of iron; - chiefly in composition; as, a flatiron, a smoothing iron, etc.

  • Iron (noun)

    Fetters; chains; handcuffs; manacles.

  • Iron (noun)

    Strength; power; firmness; inflexibility; as, to rule with a rod of iron.

  • Iron (noun)

    An iron-headed club with a deep face, chiefly used in making approaches, lifting a ball over hazards, etc.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Like iron in hardness, strength, impenetrability, power of endurance, insensibility, etc.;

  • Iron (adjective)

    Rude; hard; harsh; severe.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Firm; robust; enduring; as, an iron constitution.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Inflexible; unrelenting; as, an iron will.

  • Iron (adjective)

    Not to be broken; holding or binding fast; tenacious.

  • Iron

    To smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; - sometimes used with out.

  • Iron

    To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff.

  • Iron

    To furnish or arm with iron; as, to iron a wagon.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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

  • Copper (noun)

    a copper penny

  • Copper (noun)

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

  • Copper (noun)

    a reddish brown the color of polished copper

  • Copper (noun)

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

  • Copper (verb)

    coat with a layer of copper

  • Iron (noun)

    a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood

  • Iron (noun)

    a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

  • Iron (noun)

    metal shackles; for hands or legs

  • Iron (noun)

    implement used to brand live stock

  • Iron (noun)

    home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth

  • Iron (verb)

    press and smooth with a heated iron;

    "press your shirts"

  • Iron (adjective)

    extremely robust;

    "an iron constitution"

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