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    silver - Dictionary definition and meaning for word silver

    Definition
    (noun) a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    Synonyms : ag , atomic number 47
    Definition
    (noun) coins made of silver Definition
    (noun) a light shade of grey Definition
    (noun) silverware eating utensils
    Synonyms : flatware
    Definition
    (noun) a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition
    Synonyms : silver medal
    Definition
    (verb) coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
    Example Sentence
    • silver the necklace
    Definition
    (verb) make silver in color
    Example Sentence
    • Her worries had silvered her hair
    Definition
    (verb) turn silver
    Example Sentence
    • The man's hair silvered very attractively
    Definition
    (adj) made from or largely consisting of silver
    Example Sentence
    • silver bracelets
    Definition
    (adj) having the white lustrous sheen of silver
    Synonyms : silvern , silvery
    Example Sentence
    • a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap
    • repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen
    Definition
    (adj) of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver
    Synonyms : argent , silverish , silvery
    Example Sentence
    • silvery hair
    Definition
    (adj) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    Example Sentence
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech
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