copper englannista suomeksi
Any of various specialized items that are made of copper, where the use of copper is either traditional or vital to the function of the item.
*1885, ''General Rules and Regulations Applicable to All Employes of the Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway Company'':
- Coppers are generally good for a year, if the battery is carefully attended (..)
*1890, ''The Manufacturer and Builder'', Vol. 22, p. 83:
- Some coppers come already tinned. I didn't buy mine, so they surely were not tinned.
*1907, "Instructions for the Care of Callaud Batteries" in ''Journal of the Telegraph'', vol. XL:
- Coppers are not consumed, and their life depends largely on the manner in which they are used.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| passage=I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers.| page=255| pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=wf1YOkoBYcIC&pg=PA255&dq=coppers+%22Benjamin+Franklin%22+Bigelow&hl=en&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjV6KW1scbmAhXIGs0KHRHyAZQQ6AEwAnoECAIQAgv=onepage&q=coppers%20%22Benjamin%20Franklin%22%20Bigelow&f=false| year_published=1868| year=1799| editor=John Bigelow
(RQ:Marshall Squire's Daughter)
- "I don't want to spoil any comparison you are going to make," said Jim, "but I was at Winchester and New College." ¶ "That will do," said Mackenzie. "I was dragged up at the workhouse school till I was twelve. Then I ran away and sold papers in the streets, and anything else that I could pick up a few coppers by—except steal.(nb..)."
A large pot, often used for heating water or washing clothes over a fire. In Australasia at least, it could also be a fixed installation made of copper, with a fire underneath and its own chimney. Generally made redundant by the advent of the washing machine.
1797, ''Dyeing'', article in Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig (editors), ''Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature'', Volume 6, Part 1 the+copper%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KqIwT_qFGqHUmAW63fDaBQ&redir_esc=yv=onepage&q=%22water%20in%20a|the%20copper%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false p.207:
- When the water in the copper boils, the arsenic and tartar, well pounded, is put into it, and kept boiling till the liquor is reduced to about half.
(quote-book)|publisher=William Heinemann|location=London|page=230|passage=He rose to his knees, for he had been sitting in the darkness near the copper.
*2000, Christopher Christie, ''The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century'', p. 266:
- The wet laundry's stove had a long vent in the ceiling which helped to release the steam from the coppers in which the clothes and bed linen were boiled.
Made of copper.
Having the reddish-brown colour/color of copper.
(RQ:Coleridge Ancient Marine)
- All in a hot and copper sky,The bloody Sun, at noon,Right up above the mast did stand,No bigger than the Moon.
To sheathe or coat with copper.