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Metallic tones like copper and rose gold are stylish and very on-trend this year. The Sun (2016)Nine teams of rescuers were trying to contact three miners missing underground after an earthquake killed five others in Europe's largest copper mine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Copper and aluminium output were also higher. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most homes here still rely on the copper wires of the old telephone network to deliver broadband. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cheaper gold and copper meant cheaper gold and copper miners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It mortgaged off some of its precious metals production from a couple of big copper mines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was recently pointed out to me that copper coins minted in recent years are magnetic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Copper was back at its lowest for the same length of time. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Small copper butterflies frequent places where the grass is warm and dry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The iron seats are available with a copper or brass finish. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So too did oil and copper miners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The price of copper and bronze has made salvage profitable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And mum always knew how to turn copper into gold. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He said that copper coins could be withdrawn if the trend continued. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Copper took a step back and copper miners followed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company would also be one of the largest producers of copper in a country with huge reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Relief from the surge in prices of copper and other metals will help business all over the world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company also said that it aimed to double its production of copper over the next five years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sentence will run concurrently with a twoyear stretch imposed two weeks ago for handling stolen copper wire. The Sun (2010)Such remains are especially useful for studying zinc, copper and magnesium. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)The lawsuit comes on the eighteenth day of a strike at the world 's largest copper mine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Metals such as silver, copper and aluminium have all taken a dive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The country is the world's largest copper producer and mining accidents are not all that uncommon. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We had the trade in metals, copper and tin at a very early stage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Good news for western companies selling consumer goods there; less favourable for miners supplying iron ore and copper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It contains copper and iron oxide and was brought from the copper mines by women who were then often hired to paint the wooden buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'copper'
British English: copper /ˈkɒpə/ NOUN
Copper is a soft reddish-brown metal.
Chile is the world's largest producer of copper.
- American English: copper
- Arabic: نُحَاس
- Brazilian Portuguese: cobre
- Chinese: 铜
- Croatian: bakar
- Czech: meď
- Danish: kobber
- Dutch: koper
- European Spanish: cobre
- Finnish: kupari
- French: cuivre
- German: Kupfer
- Greek: χαλκός
- Italian: rame
- Japanese: 銅
- Korean: 구리
- Norwegian: kopper
- Polish: miedź
- European Portuguese: cobre
- Romanian: cupru
- Russian: медь
- Spanish: cobre
- Swedish: koppar
- Thai: ทองแดง
- Turkish: bakır
- Ukrainian: мідь
- Vietnamese: đồng đỏ
British English: copper ADJECTIVE
Copper is sometimes used to describe things that are reddish-brown in colour.
His hair has reverted back to its original copper hue.
Definition of copper from the Collins English Dictionary
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