cooper: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (k'pur, koop'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes or repairs casks, barrels, etc.
  1. to make or repair (casks, barrels, etc.).
  2. to furnish or fix (usually fol. by up).
  1. to work as a cooper.


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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