Copper Age

Cop.per Age
[k'ɔpə eidʒ] n Idade do Cobre.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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  • Copper Age — n. a phase in some human cultures between a Stone Age and a Bronze Age, characterized by the introduction and development of copper tools and weapons: in the Old World this phase is commonly thought of as being part of their Bronze Age …   English World dictionary

  • Copper Age — The Chalcolithic (Greek khalkos + lithos copper stone ) period or Copper Age period [also known as the Eneolithic (Æneolithic)] , is a phase in the development of human culture in which the use of early metal tools appeared alongside the use of… …   Wikipedia

  • copper age — noun Usage: usually capitalized C&A : the aeneolithic age * * * a cultural period intermediate between the Neolithic and the Bronze ages, marked by the development and use of copper tools. [1860 65] * * * Copper Age noun A stage in culture in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Copper Age — a cultural period intermediate between the Neolithic and the Bronze ages, marked by the development and use of copper tools. [1860 65] * * * First part of the Bronze Age. The beginning of the period is sometimes called the Chalcolithic (Copper… …   Universalium

  • Copper Age — Cop′per Age n. ara a cultural period between the Neolithic and the Bronze ages, marked by the development and use of copper tools …   From formal English to slang

  • Metallurgy during the Copper Age in Europe — The Copper Age, also called the Eneolithic or the Chalcolithic Age, has been traditionally understood as a transitional period between the Neolithic and the Bronze Age, in which a gradual introduction of the metal (native copper) took place,… …   Wikipedia

  • Copper metallurgy in Africa — encompasses the study of copper production across the continent and an understanding of how it influenced aspects of African archaeology. Contents 1 Origins 2 Ore Sources 3 Mining and Processing …   Wikipedia

  • Copper (disambiguation) — Copper is a reddish colored metallic element, widely used in manufacturing and industry. Copper may also refer to: Biology: Lycaeninae, a family of butterflies commonly called the coppers Copper shark, the common name for Carcharhinus brachyurus …   Wikipedia

  • Copper — For other uses, see Copper (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • copper processing — Introduction  use of smelting or leaching, usually followed by electrolytic refining or recovery, to turn the ore into a form from which products can be fashioned. Included in this article also is a discussion of the mining of copper and of its… …   Universalium

  • copper — copper1 /kop euhr/, n. 1. a malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish brown color: used in large quantities as an electrical conductor and in the manufacture of alloys, as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; at. wt.: 63.54;… …   Universalium

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