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Meaning of "copper-bottomed" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COPPER-BOTTOMED

From the former practice of coating the bottoms of ships with copper to prevent the timbers rotting.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COPPER-BOTTOMED

copper-bottomed play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COPPER-BOTTOMED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Copper-Bottomed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES COPPER-BOTTOMED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

copper-bottomed

Copper sheathing

Copper sheathing is the practice of protecting the under-water hull of a ship or boat from the corrosive effects of salt water and biofouling through the use of copper plates affixed to the outside of the hull. It was pioneered and developed by the Royal Navy during the 18th century.

Definition of copper-bottomed in the English dictionary

The definition of copper-bottomed in the dictionary is reliable, esp financially reliable.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COPPER-BOTTOMED

copped
copper
copper beech
Copper Belt
copper pyrites
copper sulphate
copper wire
copper-coloured
copper-fasten
copperas
copperhead
copperish
copperplate
copperskin
coppersmith
copperwork
copperworm
coppery
coppice
coppiced

WORDS THAT END LIKE COPPER-BOTTOMED

accustomed
bell-bottomed
bloomed
customed
Diomed
domed
doomed
foredoomed
full-bottomed
groomed
hand-loomed
kingdomed
unaccustomed
unbottomed
uncustomed
unfathomed
ungroomed
unransomed
well-accustomed
well-groomed

Synonyms and antonyms of copper-bottomed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «copper-bottomed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COPPER-BOTTOMED

Find out the translation of copper-bottomed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of copper-bottomed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «copper-bottomed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

铜底
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cobre de fondo
570 millions of speakers

English

copper-bottomed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तांबे तली
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

القاع النحاس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

медь дном
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fundo de cobre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তলদেশ তামার পাতে মোড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cuivre à fond
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tembaga-bawah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kupferboden -
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

銅底の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구리 바닥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tembaga-ngisor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đáy bằng đồng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செம்பு அடிப்பாகமுடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तांब्याच्या तळाशी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

taş gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rame a fondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miedź dnem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мідь дном
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu fundul de cupru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαλκός πυθμένα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koper- laagtepunt bereik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

koppar bottnad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kobber -bunn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of copper-bottomed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COPPER-BOTTOMED»

The term «copper-bottomed» is normally little used and occupies the 148.039 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COPPER-BOTTOMED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about copper-bottomed

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COPPER-BOTTOMED»

Discover the use of copper-bottomed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to copper-bottomed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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"Fast Sailing and Copper-bottomed": Aberdeen Sailing Ships ...
Stories of the Aberdeen-built ships that carried emigrant Scots to Canada are documented in this account of early Scottish emigration.
Lucille H. Campey, 2002
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Flügel's Complete Dictionary of the German and English ...
Afin. T. blue copper-ore ; — bled)/ n. T. copper-sheathings ; — blumcn/ pi. colors produced on ores by the action of the air ; — boben/ I. t. m. copper- bottom ; II. ailj. If. T. copper- bottomed ; — braun/ n. T. that which flies off from copper, when it is ...
Felix Flügel, C. A. Feiling, A. Heimann, 1843
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The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science, Art, ...
wisdom copper-bottomed." “ The rich, to be hap y, should feel as if to-mori-ow they might be poor; while t e poor, to be happy, should feel as if to-morrow they must be rich.” “ Wit is something presented from its side instead of its facial angles.
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The Kid Was a Hustler
Copper-bottomed tanks were occasionally tossed, and it was a real coup if you found one before anyone else could zero in on it. The common usage for this item was the home laundry. Most of us did not have running water. We take it totally ...
Ernest G. ZumBrunnen, 2010
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Saturday Review: Politics, Literature, Science and Art
wisdom copper-bottomed." “ The rich, to be happy, should feel as if to-morrow they might be poor; while t e oor, to be happy, should feel as if to-morrow they must be ricli." “ Wit is something presented from its side instead of its facial angles .
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The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in ...
The charter-party was for a year ; and one of its stipulations was, that the ship, which was not copper- bottomed, was not to be ordered to any unsafe port. TI.e pursuers had taken possession of the vessel, and had dispatched her from Glasgow ...
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The Great Super Cycle: Profit from the Coming Inflation ...
But on an individual basis, you must trade them. For example, copper bottomed in 2001 at $0.65 cents; it then rocketed to $4.08 in 2008 before collapsing to $1.25 in late 2008 during the financial crisis. Afterwards, copper promptly rallied back ...
David Skarica, 2010
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Our Iron-clad Ships: Their Qualities, Performances, and ...
... and sea trials ; but the speed obtained on the measured mile exceeded that obtained at sea by more than a knot and a half; and as she, is a copper-bottomed vessel, this can be accounted for in part only by foulness of bottom. The ' Hector ...
Sir Edward James Reed, 1869
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The naval officer
She was broken in two, and appeared to be copper-bottomed. This increased the eagerness of the men to land ; we rowed close to the shore, but found that the boat would be dashed to pieces if we attempted it. The midshipman proposed that ...
Frederick Marryat, Frank Mildmay (fict. name.), 1858
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Government Versus Trade Unionism in British Politics Since 1968
He repeated the same argument that afternoon in answering questions about the offer in the House of Commons.157 The question of "copper-bottomed guarantees" then reared its head again. During In Place of Strife, it was the Labour ...
Gerald Allen Dorfman

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COPPER-BOTTOMED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term copper-bottomed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ezra Furman: Perpetual Motion People review – an outsider who's …
It comes out as tunes – roustabout, copper-bottomed, sticky things. From Restless Year, which crystallises Furman's inability to feel at home ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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The omelette dilemma
He holds a marvellously shiny copper-bottomed bowl in one hand, an imaginary whisk in the other and prepares to drop the make-believe eggs ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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UPDATE - Stanley Gibbons online marketplace up and running
Meanwhile, the launch of the Stanley Gibbons Online Marketplace provides collectibles enthusiasts with a copper-bottomed alternative to generalist online ... «Proactive Investors UK, Jun 15»
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The Who vs The Chemical Brothers: Glastonbury's Sunday clashes
Richie's slick comedy routine and copper-bottomed hits will have the Sunday afternoon crowd in raptures but the South Londoners Fat White ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Small fruit brings lots of flavor to food, drinks
... flavor of your favorite store-bought guacamole and the rind of a juiced lime combined with a bit of salt will clean up a copper-bottomed pan. «Fremont Tribune, Jun 15»
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Survivor review – you'll wish you hadn't made it to the end
Good call by Emma Thompson, who baled out at the eleventh-hour from this copper-bottomed terrorist-themed stinker. If only the others had her ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Police source leaked Milly Dowler messages, NoW reporter tells court
Thurlbeck said Coulson was “very frustrated” and “really quite angry” that seemingly “copper-bottomed evidence that this young girl had ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell star Eddie Marsan's magical …
For an actor who's built a copper-bottomed career playing "the other guy", it's an interesting thesis. Marsan has worked with directors from ... «Radio Times, May 15»
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3 Shares With Terrific Growth Prospects: GlaxoSmithKline plc …
US) — like much of the pharmaceuticals sector — could be considered a risky pick for those seeking copper-bottomed growth prospects. «The Motley Fool UK, May 15»
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Ainsley Harriott: 'Cooking is the way I make other people happy'
... 16 years, and Ainsley Harriott was a copper-bottomed household name. But, crucially – unhappily – he was not regarded as a bone fide chef. «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»

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