Meaning of COPPER in English

COPPER

transcription, транскрипция: [ kɒpə(r) ]

( coppers)

1.

Copper is reddish brown metal that is used to make things such as coins and electrical wires.

Chile is the world’s largest producer of copper.

...a copper mine.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Copper is sometimes used to describe things that are reddish-brown in colour. ( LITERARY )

His hair has reverted back to its original copper hue.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

3.

A copper is a policeman or a policewoman. ( BRIT INFORMAL )

...your friendly neighbourhood copper.

N-COUNT

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