Sentence Examples


  • The revolutionaries went about among the excited people with baskets, begging coppers for their destitute and miserable governor.
  • The process of soap-boiling is carried out in large iron boilers called " soap pans " or " coppers," some of which have capacity for a charge of 30 tons or more.
  • He hadn't been able to steal enough coppers to replace even her boots and almost sighed.
  • Commercial coppers sometimes owe their good qualities to this compensating influence.
  • In an oxidizing atmosphere it is indifferent to silica, and therefore siliceous bricks containing a considerable proportion of ferric oxide, when used in flues of boilers, brewers' coppers, &c. and similar situations, are perfectly fire-resisting so long as the heated gas contains a large proportion of unconsumed air.