[koo-puh-rahyt] /ˈku pəˌraɪt/
a mineral, sulfide and arsenide of platinum, occurring in igneous rocks in the form of steel-gray crystals.
- Cooper pair
noun 1. (physics) a pair of weakly bound electrons responsible for the transfer of charge in a superconducting material Cooper pair (k’pər) A pair of weakly bound electrons in a superconductor. Cooper pairs have the property of bosons and can thus reside together in a ground state. They are named after their discoverer, American physicist […]
[koo-per, koo p-er] /ˈku pər, ˈkʊp ər/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs casks, barrels, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to make or repair (casks, barrels, etc.). 3. to furnish or fix (usually followed by up). verb (used without object) 4. to work as a cooper. [noun, adverb koh-op; verb koh-op, koh-op] […]
[koo-perz-toun, koo p-erz-] /ˈku pərzˌtaʊn, ˈkʊp ərz-/ noun 1. a town in central New York: location of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
[koo-puh-ree, koo p-uh-] /ˈku pə ri, ˈkʊp ə-/ noun, plural cooperies. 1. the work of a cooper. 2. a cooper’s shop. 3. articles made by a cooper. /ˈkuːpərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. another word for cooperage (sense 1)