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Silver meaning

silver - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. turn silver; " The man's hair silvered very attractively"
  2. 2. make silver in color; " Her worries had silvered her hair"
  3. 3. Sweet; gentle; peaceful.
  4. 4. To cover with silver; to give a silvery appearance to by applying a metal of a silvery color; as, to silver a pin; to silver a glass mirror plate with an amalgam of tin and mercury.
  5. 5. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
  6. 6. To make hoary, or white, like silver.
  7. 7. To acquire a silvery color.
  8. 8. A soft white metallic element, sonorous, ductile, very malleable, and capable of a high degree of polish. It is found native, and also combined with sulphur, arsenic, antimony, chlorine, etc., in the minerals argentite, proustite, pyrargyrite, ceragyrite, etc. Silver is one of the " noble" metals, so- called, not being easily oxidized, and is used for coin, jewelry, plate, and a great variety of articles. Symbol Ag ( Argentum). Atomic weight 107. 7. Specific gravity 10. 5.
  9. 9. Coin made of silver; silver money.
  10. 10. Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.
  11. 11. The color of silver.
  12. 12. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup.
  13. 13. Resembling silver.
  14. 14. Bright; resplendent; white.
  15. 15. Precious; costly.
  16. 16. Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear.
  17. 17. Made of, or like, silver; white.
  18. 18. Precious metal of a white color; money of silver.
  19. 19. To cover with silver; make silvery or white.

silver - examples of usage

  1. Under a lamp- post Dale brought out his silver watch, and carefully set it. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. This fellow was full of fine clothes and had some silver in her. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. I have not applied to the larger merchants for cash on such occasions, but I have been offered silver to that extent by a small merchant. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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