Definition of Cupreous

1. a. Consisting of copper or resembling copper; coppery.



Definition of Cupreous

1. Noun. A reddish-brown color, like that of polished copper. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or of the nature of copper. ¹

3. Adjective. (chemistry) Containing copper. ¹

4. Adjective. Of a reddish-brown color, like that of polished copper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cupreous

1. containing copper [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupreous

cuppers
cuppier
cuppiest
cuppiness
cupping
cuppings
cuppy
cupr-
cuprammonium
cuprate
cuprated
cuprates
cupration
cupremia
cupreous (current term)
cuprian
cupric
cupric acetate
cupric arsenite
cupric chloride
cupric citrate
cupric oxide
cupric sulfate
cupric sulphate
cupriferous
cuprite
cuprites
cupriuresis
cuprizone

Literary usage of Cupreous

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1. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1903)
"The decisive point in favour of the use of pyrites was this, that continually increasing quantities of cupreous pyrites came into the market, ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Andrew Miller (1873)
"cupreous chloride is a white compound, which fuse> easily into a yellowish mass. It i> luble in water, but soluble to some extent in strong hy. ..."

3. A Treatise on Metalliferous Minerals and Mining by David Christopher Davies (1892)
"cupreous Sandstones of Cheshire and Salop—The Limestones of Salop and North Wales—The Parys Mines of Anglesea—The Copper Turf of Merioneth—Copper in ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"a piece of copper half the size of a pin's head could easily be obtained. Charcoal also yields a cupreous ash, and as both paper and charcoal arc ..."

5. The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid and Alkali, with the Collateral Branches by Georg Lunge (1913)
"CHAPTER XIII BY-PRODUCTS OF THE MANUFACTURE OF SULPHURIC ACID THE most important of these in the case of cupreous pyrites is the copper itself, ..."

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