Meaning of cooper

coop•er

Pronunciation: (k'pur, koop'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes or repairs casks, barrels, etc.
—v.t.
  1. to make or repair (casks, barrels, etc.).
  2. to furnish or fix (usually fol. by up).
—v.i.
  1. to work as a cooper.

Coo•per

Pronunciation: (k'pur, koop'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. See
  2. 1865–1937, U.S. hydraulic engineer.
  3. 1789–1851, U.S. novelist.
  4. born 1930, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1972.
  5. 1791–1833, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, reformer, and philanthropist.
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