Found 4 items, similar to silver.
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adj 1: made from or largely consisting of silver; “silver
2: having the white lustrous sheen of silver; “a land of silver
(or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap”
scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen”
3: lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of
silver; “silvery hair”
4: expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; “able to
dazzle with his facile tongue”
; “silver speech”
n 1: 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 [syn: Ag
atomic number 47
2: coins made of silver
3: a light shade of gray [syn: ash gray
, ash grey
, silver gray
, silver grey
4: silverware eating utensils [syn: flatware
5: a medal made of silver (or having the appearance of silver)
that is usually awarded for winning second place in a
competition [syn: silver medal
v 1: coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam; “silver the
2: make silver in color; “Her worries had silvered her hair”
3: turn silver; “The man's hair silvered very attractively”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Silvered
; p. pr. & vb.
1. 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
2. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like
that of silver.
And smiling calmness silvered o'er the deep. --Pope.
3. To make hoary, or white, like silver.
His head was silvered o'er with age. --Gay.
(s[i^]l"v[~e]r), n. [OE. silver, selver,
seolver, AS. seolfor, siolfur, siolufr, silofr, sylofr; akin
to OS. silubar, OFries. selover, D. zilver, LG. sulver, OHG.
silabar, silbar, G. silber, Icel. silfr, Sw. silfver, Dan.
s["o]lv, Goth. silubr, Russ. serebro, Lith. sidabras; of
1. (Chem.) 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
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.
Note: Silver was known under the name of luna to the ancients
and also to the alchemists. Some of its compounds, as
the halogen salts, are remarkable for the effect of
light upon them, and are used in photography.
2. Coin made of silver; silver money.
3. Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.
4. The color of silver.
Note: Silver is used in the formation of many compounds of
obvious meaning; as, silver-armed, silver-bright,
silver-buskined, silver-coated, silver-footed,
silver-haired, silver-headed, silver-mantled,
silver-plated, silver-slippered, silver-sounding,
silver-studded, silver-tongued, silver-white. See
(Min.), stephanite; -- called also brittle silver ore
, or brittle silver glance
(a) A black crystalline substance, Ag2O.(NH3)2
by dissolving silver oxide in aqua ammonia. When dry
it explodes violently on the slightest percussion.
(b) Silver fulminate, a white crystalline substance,
, obtained by adding alcohol to a solution
of silver nitrate; -- also called fulminate of silver
. When dry it is violently explosive.
. (Chem.) See under German
. (Min.) See Freieslebenite
. (Min.) See Cerargyrite
. (O. Eng. Law) See Postfine
, or Ruby silver
. (Min.) See Proustite
, one who beats silver into silver leaf or
, or Vitreous silver
. (Min.) See
1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver
leaf; a silver cup.
2. Resembling silver. Specifically:
(a) Bright; resplendent; white. “Silver hair.”
Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed
Their downy breast. --Milton.
(b) Precious; costly.
(c) Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear. “Silver
(d) Sweet; gentle; peaceful. “Silver slumber.”
American silver fir
(Bot.), the balsam fir. See under
(Roman Lit.), the latter part (a. d. 14-180) of
the classical period of Latinity, -- the time of writers
of inferior purity of language, as compared with those of
the previous golden age, so-called.
(Bot.), an American shrub or small tree
) with white bell-shaped flowers in
clusters or racemes; the snowdrop tree.
(Bot.), a shrubby leguminous plant (Anthyllis Barba-Jovis
) of Southern Europe, having silvery foliage.
(Zo["o]l.), the fallfish.
(a) The cutlass fish.
(b) A pale variety of the common eel.
(Bot.), a coniferous tree (Abies pectinata
found in mountainous districts in the middle and south of
Europe, where it often grows to the height of 100 or 150
feet. It yields Burgundy pitch and Strasburg turpentine.
, foil made of silver.
(Zo["o]l.), a variety of the common fox (Vulpes vulpes
, variety argenteus
) found in the northern parts
of Asia, Europe, and America. Its fur is nearly black,
with silvery tips, and is highly valued. Called also
, and silver-gray fox
. (Zo["o]l.) See Billfish
(Bot.), the lines or narrow plates of cellular
tissue which pass from the pith to the bark of an
exogenous stem; the medullary rays. In the wood of the oak
they are much larger than in that of the beech, maple,
pine, cherry, etc.
(Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver. See
Illust. under Diver
(Zo["o]l.), the American whiting.
, leaves or sheets made of silver beaten very
(Zo["o]l.), the namaycush.
.(Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish
(Zo["o]l.), a lepisma.
(Zo["o]l.), the barn owl.
(Zo["o]l.), the mademoiselle, 2.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
beautiful crested and long-tailed Asiatic pheasants, of
the genus Euplocamus
. They have the tail and more or
less of the upper parts silvery white. The most common
species (E. nychtemerus
) is native of China.
, domestic utensils made of silver.
, an alloy of steel with a very small
proportion of silver.
, a title given to the title field officer of
the Life Guards when on duty at the palace. [Eng.]
(Bot.), a South African tree (Leucadendron argenteum
) with long, silvery, silky leaves.
, (Zo["o]l.) See Trout
. See under Wedding
(Zo["o]l.), a marine sci[ae]noid food fish
) native of the Southern United
States; -- called also surf whiting
(Zo["o]l.), A lepisma.
, v. i.
To acquire a silvery color. [R.]
The eastern sky began to silver and shine. --L.