(Co*per"ni*can) a. Pertaining to Copernicus, a Prussian by birth (b. 1473, d. 1543), who
taught the world the solar system now received, called the Copernican system.
(Copes"mate`) n. An associate or companion; a friend; a partner. [Obs.]
Misshapen time, copesmate of ugly Night.
(Cope"stone`) n. (Arch.) A stone for coping. See Coping.
(Cop"i*er) n. [From. Copy.]
1. One who copies; one who writes or transcribes from an original; a transcriber.
2. An imitator; one who imitates an example; hence, a plagiarist.
(Cop"ing) n. [See Cope, n.] (Arch.) The highest or covering course of masonry in a wall,
often with sloping edges to carry off water; sometimes called capping. Gwill.
(Co"pi*ous) a. [L. copiosus, fr. copia abundance: cf. F. copieux. See Copy, Opulent.] Large
in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful.
Kindly pours its copious treasures forth.
Hail, Son of God, Savior of men! thy name
Shall be the copious matter of my song.
Syn. Ample; abundant; plentiful; plenteous; rich; full; exuberant; overflowing; full. See Ample.
(Co"pi*ous*ly), adv. In a copious manner.
(Co"pi*ous*ness), n. The state or quality of being copious; abudance; plenty; also, diffuseness
To imitatethe copiousness of Homer.
Syn. Abudance; plenty; richness; exuberance.
(Cop"ist) n. [F. copiste. See Copy.] A copier. [Obs.] "A copist after nature." Shaftesbury.
(Co*plan"ar) a. [Pref. co- + plane.] (Math.) Situated in one plane.
(Cop"land`) n. [Cop + land.] A piece of ground terminating in a point or acute angle. [Obs.]
(Co*por"tion) n.Equal share. [Obs.]
Myself will bear . . . coportion of your pack.
(Copped) a. [From Cop.] Rising to a point or head; conical; pointed; crested. Wiseman.
(Cop"pel) n. & v. See Cupel.
(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 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.