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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper;
[syn: chalcocite, copper glance]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Copper \Cop"per\, n. [OE. coper (cf. D. koper, Sw. koppar, Dan. kobber, G. kupfer), LL. cuper, fr. L. cuprum for earlier Cyprium, Cyprium aes, i.e., Cyprian brass, fr. Gr. ? of Cyprus (Gr. ?), anciently renowned for its copper mines. Cf. Cypreous.] 1. A common metal of a reddish color, both ductile and malleable, and very tenacious. It is one of the best conductors of heat and electricity. Symbol Cu. Atomic weight 63.3. It is one of the most useful metals in itself, and also in its alloys, brass and bronze. [1913 Webster] Note: Copper is the only metal which occurs native abundantly in large masses; it is found also in various ores, of which the most important are chalcopyrite, chalcocite, cuprite, and malachite. Copper mixed with tin forms bell metal; with a smaller proportion, bronze; and with zinc, it forms brass, pinchbeck, and other alloys. [1913 Webster] 2. A coin made of copper; a penny, cent, or other minor coin of copper. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] My friends filled my pockets with coppers. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] 3. A vessel, especially a large boiler, made of copper. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Specifically (Naut.), the boilers in the galley for cooking; as, a ship's coppers. [1913 Webster] Note: Copper is often used adjectively, commonly in the sense of made or consisting of copper, or resembling copper; as, a copper boiler, tube, etc. [1913 Webster] All in a hot and copper sky. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] Note: It is sometimes written in combination; as, copperplate, coppersmith, copper-colored. [1913 Webster] Copper finch. (Zool.) See Chaffinch. Copper glance, or Vitreous copper. (Min.) See Chalcocite. Indigo copper. (Min.) See Covelline. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chalcocite \Chal"co*cite\, n. [Gr. chalko`s brass.] (Min.) Native copper sulphide, called also copper glance, and vitreous copper; a mineral of a black color and metallic luster. [Formerly written chalcosine.] [1913 Webster] Chalcographer
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

copper glance n 1: a heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper [syn: chalcocite, copper glance]