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Definition 1: any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings - [noun denoting animal]

(copper is a kind of ...) any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

(... is a kind of copper ) common copper butterfly of central and eastern North America

(... is a member of copper) type genus of the Lycaenidae; small slender butterflies with upper surface of wings usually metallic blue or green or copper

Definition 2: a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for copper in the sense of this definition

(copper is a kind of ...) a shade of brown with a tinge of red

Definition 3: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for copper in the sense of this definition

(copper is a kind of ...) a member of a police force

"it was an accident, officer"

(copper is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: a copper penny - [noun denoting possession]

(copper is a kind of ...) a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

Definition 5: 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 - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for copper in the sense of this definition

(copper is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

(copper is a kind of ...) a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

(... is a kind of copper ) an impure form of copper having a black blistered surface

(... is made of the substance copper) a heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper

(... is made of the substance copper) a yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) made up of copper and iron sulfide

(... is made of the substance copper) a mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper

(... is made of the substance copper) a mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits

(... is made of the substance copper) an alloy of copper and zinc

(... is made of the substance copper) an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin

(... is made of the substance copper) a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects

Definition 6: coat with a layer of copper - [verb of contact]

(copper is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

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