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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element copper1.

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  • n. Symbol for copper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the chemical symbol for copper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chemical symbol of copper (Latin cuprum).
  • n. An abbreviation of cubic
  • n. of cumulus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

Etymologies

From Late Latin cuprum; see copper1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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