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Copper (disambiguation)

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu and atomic number 29.

Copper may also refer to:

Color

Places

United States

Other

People

Surname

Nickname

  • Copper Kent (1891–c.1966), Australian rugby union player

Art, entertainment, and media

Biology

  • Copper-colored restrepia, a copper-colored orchid
  • Copper shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus), also known as the bronze whaler or narrowtooth shark
  • Copperhead may refer to any of three different species of snakes:
    • Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous pit viper species found in parts of North America
    • Austrelaps, a genus of venomous elapids found in southern Australia and Tasmania
    • Elaphe radiata (copperhead rat snake), a nonvenomous species found in southern Asia
  • The coppers, a nickname for the Lycaeninae, a family of butterflies
    • Copper ant-blue (Acrodipsas cuprea), found in Australia, from southern Queensland to Victoria
    • Copper pencil-blue (Candalides cyprotus), found along the east coast of Australia, including South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria
  • The copper underwing (Amphipyra pyramidea), a moth of the family Noctuidae, distributed across the Palaearctic region

Elements, materials, and technology

  • Copper, a coin of low value, brown- or copper-colored
  • Copper, an ornamental sheet of metal used by the indigenous tribes of the North American West Coast region, and a symbolic representation of a slave in potlatch ceremonies
  • Copper, telecommunications jargon for twisted pair connections
  • Copper, the Manhattan Project's codename for plutonium
  • Copper, short for "co-processor", part of the original Amiga chipset
  • Copper, a brew kettle for making beer
  • Wash copper or just copper, a large cauldron used for heating water and laundry

Other uses

See also