Hay 2 definiciones de copper en inglés:

copper1

Silabificación: cop·per
Pronunciación: /ˈkäpər
 
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sustantivo

1A red-brown metal, the chemical element of atomic number 29. (Symbol: Cu)

Copper was the earliest metal to be used by humans, first by itself and then later alloyed with tin to form bronze. A ductile, easily worked metal, it is a very good conductor of heat and electricity and is used especially for electrical wiring

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  • In addition, fruit juices are rich in essential minerals like iron, copper, potassium, sodium, iodine and magnesium.
  • Silver fillings are actually made of a combination of metals including silver, tin, copper and mercury.
  • Men usually work with metals such as copper, brass, and aluminum to craft decorative plates, wall hangings, and utensils.
2 dated A copper coin, especially a penny: you could hire a raft for a few coppers
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  • She stopped by a fruit stand and got two apples for three copper pieces.
3A reddish-brown color like that of copper.
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  • In other colourful news, I've just had some reddish / copper lowlights put in my hair.
  • There weren't many people in my school with copper coloured hair.
  • Looking closely, there's a hint of copper colouring in the larger scratch.
4 [with modifier] A small butterfly of North America and Eurasia. The upper surface of its wings is typically bright reddish-orange or purple.
  • Genus Lycaena, family Lycaenidae: numerous species, including the American copper (L. phlaeas) of the eastern US and arctic North America

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Cover or coat (something) with copper.
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  • Drake watched it from atop the watchman's truck, against the pole that held the beat-up and coppered bell.
  • Everything was made of gold, coppered from age.

Origen

Old English copor, coper (related to Dutch koper and German Kupfer), based on late Latin cuprum, from Latin cyprium aes 'Cyprus metal' (so named because Cyprus was the chief source).

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Palabra del día neoteny
Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal

Hay 2 definiciones de copper en inglés:

copper2

Silabificación: cop·per
Pronunciación: /ˈkäpər
 
/

sustantivo

informal
A police officer.
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  • How do you know the coppers won't know you weren't there?
  • Unless perhaps you were a copper going undercover.
  • Since Monday I have been counting the number of coppers, cop cars, dog handling units, malicious arrests and good-humoured stop-and-searches I've spotted in Hackney.

Origen

mid 19th century: from cop1 + -er1.

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