Cuproid Cu"proid (k?"proid), n. [Cuprum + -oid.] (Crystalloq.) A solid related to a tetrahedron, and contained under twelve equal triangles. [1913 Webster]

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  • cuproid — ˈk(y)üˌprȯid noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cupr + oid; originally formed as German kuproid crystallog : a solid related to a tetrahedron and having 12 equal triangular faces * * * cuproid Cryst. (ˈkjuːprɔɪd) [f …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuproid — cu·proid …   English syllables

  • copper — 1. noun /ˈkɔp.ə,ˈkɒp.ə,ˈkɑ.pɚ/ a) a reddish brown, malleable, ductile metallic element with high electrical and thermal conductivity, symbol Cu, and atomic number 29. Mum would heat the water in a …   Wiktionary

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