1. [ noun ] (chemistry) 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
Synonyms: copper atomic_number_29
Related terms: metallic_element conductor blister_copper brass bronze chalcopyrite bornite malachite chalcocite cuprite copper
Similar spelling:   cue