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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
copper /'kɔpə/
  • danh từ
    • (từ lóng) cảnh sát, mật thám, cớm
    • đồng (đỏ)
    • đồng xu đồng
    • thùng nấu quần áo bằng đồng; chảo nấu đồng
    • (thông tục) mồm, miệng, cổ họng
      • to have hot coppers: miệng khô như rang (vì uống nhiều rượu)
    • to cool one's coppers
      • giải khát, uống cho mát họng
  • tính từ
    • bọc đồng (đáy tàu); mạ đồng
    • bằng đồng
    • có màu đồng
    • ngoại động từ
      • bọc đồng (đáy tàu)
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +a copper penny
    +uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    +a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
    +any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
    +coat with a layer of copper
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 [U] (Symbol Cu) a chemical element. Copper is a soft reddish-brown metal used for making electric wires, pipes and coins: a copper mine + copper wire / pipes + copper-coloured hair
    2 (coppers) [pl.] (BrE) brown coins that do not have much value: I only paid a few coppers for it.
    3 [C] (BrE, informal) a police officer
    Collocation Dictionary


    molten | beaten | unalloyed | burnished
    Her hair shone like burnished copper.


    mine | produce | be alloyed with
    silver alloyed with copper


    be alloyed with sth
    copper alloyed with arsenic


    mine | miner | mining, smelting | deposit, ore | alloy, sulphate | coin, ingot, pipe, plate, wire | engraving


    in ~
    (= using copper)She works mainly in copper.


    an alloy of copper and/with sth
    Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.

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