Meaning of COPPER in English

COPPER

(~s)

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 ~.

...a ~ 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 ~ hue.

ADJ: usu ADJ n

3.

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

...your friendly neighbourhood ~.

N-COUNT

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