copper copper  /ˈkɑ pər/

Definition(s):

  1. (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
  2. (n) a copper penny
  3. (n) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  4. (n) a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
  5. (n) any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
  6. (v) coat with a layer of copper

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  1. In the kingdom of copper there are two major provinces.
  2. In the face of a commodity decline which has caused such losses in the past five months as 15% for wheat, 16% for silver, 13% for lead, copper long stayed firm at 18.
  3. After a gloomy winter, copper investors thought they saw a few signs of spring.

News

  1. Copper futures tumble more than 1% on World Bank outlook

    Investing.com - Copper futures fell sharply to re-approach a five-week low on Thursday, as the industrial metal's appeal was dented after the world bank cut its global growth outlook. Copper
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Copper Rebounds From One-Month Low on Force Majeure at Grasberg

    Copper rebounded from a one-month low after Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. declared force majeure on shipments from the world’s second-biggest mine of the metal in Indonesia. Industrial metals advanced.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Copper Gains Most in a Week on Supply Concern as Nickel Declines

    Copper rose the most in a week in London amid supply concern as the world’s second-biggest copper mine in Indonesia remains shut after a deadly accident. Nickel sank to the lowest level since July 2009.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "This is great news for Queensland and the Queensland economy," Ms Bligh said today. "Frankly, it's a relief to have this issue behind us. We can now move full steam ahead with projects like LNG in Gladstone and Ernest Henry copper mine in Mt...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Anna Bligh Source: PressZoom (press release)

  2. "Many countries have oil, gold, diamond, copper, platinum - but we cannot put our acts together. We must unite not just politically but also economically," Mugabe said.
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Robert Mugabe Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We are even seeing problems at cemeteries with the stealing of copper" from grave sites, Macdonald told reporters.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Ian Macdonald Source: FOXNews

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