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Silver

Meanings and phrases

silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. made from or largely consisting of silver
  2. having the white lustrous sheen of silver; silvern; silvery
  3. of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; argent; silvery; silverish
  4. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; eloquent; facile; fluent; silver-tongued; smooth-spoken

silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light shade of grey; ash grey; ash gray; silver grey; silver gray
  2. 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; Ag; atomic number 47
  3. coins made of silver
  4. silverware eating utensils; flatware
  5. a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition; silver medal

silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
  2. make silver in color
  3. turn silver

European silver fir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark; Christmas tree; Abies alba

German silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel; nickel silver

Pacific silver fir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed; amabilis fir; white fir; red silver fir; Christmas tree; Abies amabilis

Silver City

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a town in southwestern New Mexico

Silver Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration for gallantry in action; Silver Star Medal

Silver Star Medal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration for gallantry in action; Silver Star

Silver State

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state in the southwestern United States; Nevada; Battle Born State; Sagebrush State; NV

coin silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a silver of the degree of purity established for making legal silver coins

mild silver protein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. antiseptic consisting of a compound of protein and silver (trade name Argyrol); Argyrol

nickel silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel; German silver

red silver fir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed; amabilis fir; white fir; Pacific silver fir; Christmas tree; Abies amabilis

silver age

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (classical mythology) the second age of the world, characterized by opulence and irreligion; by extension, a period secondary in achievement to a golden age

silver ash

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various timber trees of the genus Flindersia

silver beech

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. New Zealand beech with usually pale silvery bark; Nothofagus menziesii

silver bell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various deciduous trees of the genus Halesia having white bell-shaped flowers

silver berry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous shrubby tree of Europe and western Asia having grey leaves and small yellow fruits covered in silvery scales; sometimes spiny; Russian olive; Elaeagnus augustifolia
  2. deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits; silverberry; silverbush; silver-bush; Elaeagnus commutata

silver birch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European birch with silvery white peeling bark and markedly drooping branches; common birch; European white birch; Betula pendula

silver bromide

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bromide that darkens when exposed to light; used in making photographic emulsions

silver bullet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple guaranteed solution for a difficult problem

silver certificate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver

silver chloride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chloride used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions

silver cord

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the emotional bond between a mother and her offspring

silver dollar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dollar made of silver; cartwheel
  2. southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration; honesty; money plant; satin flower; satinpod; Lunaria annua
E.g.
  • He also designed the commemorative silver dollar for the event.
  • The actual process of defining the US silver dollar had nothing to do with any geometric mean.
  • It likely received its name because of its size and its almost perfectly round shape, much like that of a silver dollar.

silver fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American fern having fronds with white undersides; Pityrogramma calomelanos
  2. fern of southern tropical Africa having fronds with white undersides; Pityrogramma argentea

silver fir

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath

silver fox

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. red fox in the color phase when its pelt is tipped with white

silver grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. of Australia and New Zealand

silver gray

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light shade of grey; ash grey; ash gray; silver; silver grey

silver grey

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light shade of grey; ash grey; ash gray; silver; silver gray

silver hake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. found off Atlantic coast of North America; Merluccius bilinearis; whiting

silver iodide

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an iodide that is used in photography, in seeding clouds to make rain, and in medicine

silver jenny

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. silvery mojarra found along sandy shores of the western Atlantic; Eucinostomus gula

silver jubilee

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an anniversary celebrating the passage of 25 years
E.g.
  • The college celebrated its silver jubilee in 2015.
  • In February 2006, VVPS celebrated its silver jubilee at Siddhartha auditorium in Vijayawada.
  • The music was scored by Kalyanji-Anandji and was declared a silver jubilee at the box office.

silver lace

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum; dusty miller; silver-lace; Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum; Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum

silver lace vine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia; China fleece vine; Russian vine; Polygonum aubertii

silver lime

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side; widely cultivated as an ornamental; silver linden; Tilia tomentosa

silver linden

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side; widely cultivated as an ornamental; silver lime; Tilia tomentosa

silver lining

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a consoling aspect of a difficult situation; bright side

silver maple

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood; Acer saccharinum

silver medal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition; silver
E.g.
  • Emperor Gojong presented Park with a silver medal.
  • As a result, he rose to the silver medal position.
  • They won the silver medal at the 1983 NHK Trophy.

silver mine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mine where silver ore is dug

silver nitrate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent
E.g.
  • Penetrants used include silver nitrate, zinc iodide, chloroform and diiodomethane.
  • When silver nitrate in water is added insoluble silver iodide precipitates and K[Pt(OH)(NH)] remains in solution.
  • He is credited with the discovery of the element arsenic and experimented with photosensitive chemicals, including silver nitrate.

silver oak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small slender tree with usually entire grey-green pendulous leaves and white or cream-colored flowers; northern Australia; Grevillela parallela

silver perch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico; mademoiselle; Bairdiella chrysoura
  2. small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams; white perch; Morone americana

silver pine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall pine of western North America with stout blue-green needles; bark is grey-brown with rectangular plates when mature; western white pine; mountain pine; Pinus monticola
  2. timber tree of New Zealand having shiny white wood; westland pine; Lagarostrobus colensoi

silver plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tableware that is plated with silver
  2. a thin layer of silver deposited on something
E.g.
  • Then they left, taking some silver plate.
  • By 1274, he was given a silver plate to wear with an image of a tiger on it.
  • The second form was an ordinary cross carved onto a round or oblong silver plate.

silver protein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a colloid preparation of protein (albumin or gelatin) and silver oxide; used in aqueous solution as an antibacterial agent

silver quandong

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pale easily worked timber from the quandong tree

silver quandong tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit; quandong; quandong tree; Brisbane quandong; blue fig; Elaeocarpus grandis

silver sage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant; silver sagebrush; grey sage; gray sage; Seriphidium canum; Artemisia cana

silver sagebrush

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant; silver sage; grey sage; gray sage; Seriphidium canum; Artemisia cana

silver salmon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes; coho; cohoe; coho salmon; blue jack; Oncorhynchus kisutch
  2. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes; coho salmon; coho; cohoe

silver screen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing; screen; projection screen
  2. the film industry
E.g.
  • She acted in theater in parallel with the silver screen.
  • In 1910 he left the stage and joined as an actor on the silver screen.
  • Rotimi made his silver screen debut in the film "Black Nativity" (2013).

silver solder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a solder that contains silver

silver spoon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the inherited wealth of established upper-class families; old money

silver spruce

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward; Colorado spruce; Colorado blue spruce; Picea pungens

silver standard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of silver

silver storm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice; ice storm

silver thatch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small stocky fan palm of southern Florida and Cuba; key palm; silvertop palmetto; Thrinax microcarpa; Thrinax morrisii; Thrinax keyensis
  2. small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto; thatch palm; thatch tree; broom palm; Thrinax parviflora

silver tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small South African tree with long silvery silky foliage; Leucadendron argenteum
  2. Australian timber tree; Tarrietia argyrodendron

silver tree fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a showy tree fern of New Zealand and Australia having a crown of pinnated fronds with whitish undersides; sago fern; black tree fern; Cyathea medullaris

silver vine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings; silvervine; Actinidia polygama

silver wattle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers; mimosa; Acacia dealbata
n.
  1. the 25th wedding anniversary

silver whiting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dull silvery whiting of southern Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States; Menticirrhus littoralis

silver willow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American willow with greyish silky pubescent leaves that usually blacken in drying; silky willow; Salix alba sericea; Salix sericea

sterling silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper
E.g.
  • Some commemorative five cent coins are also made of sterling silver.
  • In proof sets issued since 1996, the five cent coin is made of sterling silver.
  • Metals include gold- or silver-plated brass, and sometimes vermeil or sterling silver.

won a silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They lost this final, but still won a silver medal.
  • He also won a silver medal in the 1500 meter event.
  • He won a silver medal in the boardercross event.

won the silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They won the silver medal at the 1983 NHK Trophy.
  • She won the silver medal at the 2012 Paralympics.

silver medals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won two gold and silver medals at a young age.
  • He has won two silver medals in these competitions.
  • Canada earned silver medals in all three tournaments.

gold and silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won two gold and silver medals at a young age.
  • So we got gold and silver, which was amazing."
  • Craftsmen embroidered items with gold and silver thread.

won silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His replacement Hu Jia and Tian Liang won silver.
  • At the 1992 Summer Paralympics the team won silver.
  • He also won silver in the 4×200-metre freestyle.

silver medalist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was the silver medalist at the 2010 Asian Games.
  • She is the 2014 Asian Games silver medalist.
  • He is a national wrestling silver medalist.

silver coins

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He regained the whole parcel of Gesztence for 120 silver coins.
  • In 1763/64 and 1785 the first silver coins were struck in Tibet.
  • Offerings are made of petals, gold and silver coins, and precious stones.

silver and gold

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A lack of silver and gold precluded further coinage.
  • He also designed jewelry with silver and gold.
  • Until 1946, it was a center for silver and gold mining.

silver and bronze

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has also won silver and bronze medals at World Cup events.
  • His Bomber crews also earned silver and bronze medals at the Dad Vail Regatta.
  • He won gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games held in London.

silver medallist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was twice a silver medallist at the IAAF World Cup.
  • She is the 1972 Olympic silver medallist and 1973 World champion.
  • He was the 100 metres silver medallist at the 2015 Pan American Games.

winning a silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He finished in second-place position, winning a silver.
  • He competed in the four-man event at the 2018 Winter Olympics winning a silver medal.
  • Anastasia competed in both the 2004 and 2008 Summer Paralympics winning a silver medal.

won silver medals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Musaev won silver medals at the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games.
  • She won silver medals at the 1966 and 1971 European championships.
  • He also won silver medals in this distance in 1949, 1951 and 1955.

silver mines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The town had an active silk industry and silver mines.
  • They also ran iron and silver mines, extracted from Mount Meta.
  • The Spanish adopted this system, particularly for their silver mines in Bolivia.

winning the silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He reached the final, winning the silver medal.
  • He finished the final as second, winning the silver medal.
  • After winning the silver medal, Moore said: "This is a dream come true.

gold or silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The medal, depending on the version, is made of either gold or silver.
  • Wealthy Albanian women wore headdresses embellished with gems, gold or silver.
  • Sun and moon images were embroidered or painted with gold or silver on a red brocade.

received a silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Worn Out" even received a silver medal.
  • The cyclist with the highest number of points received a silver jersey.
  • In 1882 the new spa received a silver medal at an exhibition in Cracow.

won two silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has won two silver medals in these competitions.
  • At the 2008 Summer Paralympics she won two silver medals.
  • In Olympic team competitions, he has won two silver medals.

silver coin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The penny was minted as a silver coin until the 17th century.
  • The first distinctively Roman silver coin appeared around 226 BC.
  • States are only permitted to make gold and silver coin legal tender.

took the silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Behind China, the Dutch team took the silver.
  • In 2012, she took the silver medal at the IPC Championships.
  • The pair took the silver in the Kilo.

took silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She took silver in the 800m along with a bronze in the 5,000m.
  • China took silver and Japan bronze.
  • The Netherlands took silver, and the United States bronze, in 2004.

silver medalists

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They were two-time German silver medalists and placed 11th at the 1968 Winter Olympics.
  • They became two-time national silver medalists and placed 12th at the 1978 and 1979 European Championships.
  • Its Individual Men gold and silver medalists won the Teams (two players) followed by Vietnam and Hong Kong.

team silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She won a team silver medal at the 1976 Olympics.
  • In 1964 he also won a team silver medal at the world championships.
  • He won team silver medal.

silver medal behind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the 2015 Cup of China, he won the silver medal behind reigning World champion Javier Fernández.
  • So Deal advanced, and on his sixth and final throw, won the silver medal behind Balázs Kiss of Hungary.
  • He closed his track season with a 5000 m silver medal behind Imane Merga at the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Final.

winning silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are also quite successful in the Island Games, winning silver on three occasions.
  • She produced strong performances in Spain and Golden Grand prix by winning silver in each.
  • she came 2nd in the points race and 3rd in the 3000 m pursuit, winning silver and bronze medals.

earned a silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2001, his varsity pair earned a silver medal.
  • Nationally it ranked #1753 and earned a silver medal.
  • In the finals, he finished second and earned a silver medal.

silver mining

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ward’s last venture was silver mining.
  • The silver mining boom in the Park City area in the 1870s created a sudden demand for coal.
  • However, all silver mining had stopped by 1891, due to falling silver prices and over-expenditure on treatment plants.

won silver medal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sandeep Shukla won silver medal in Middleweight category.
  • Valerii won silver medal at the 2018 Worlds in Madrid, Spain.
  • They also won silver medal in 2006 and a bronze medal in 2004.

made of silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The medal is made of silver and is in diameter.
  • "Kargota" is mostly made of silver and worn round the waist only by men.
  • The medal of the 1st-degree is made of silver, and the 2nd-degree of bronze.

win the silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Great Britain went on to win the silver medal.
  • Ochigava was the world's number two and went on to win the silver medal in the event.
  • McKienzie returned to the national team in 2012 and helped the team win the silver medal at the FIVB World League.

certified silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The album was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry.
  • The building was converted from a factory; it is LEED certified silver.
  • In March 1979 it was certified silver by the BPI for shipments of 250,000 copies.

another silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1939 he won another silver in team event.
  • He won another silver medal at the Colonial Exhibition of 1924.
  • In 1975, Kadir earned another silver at the SEAP Games in Bangkok.

awarded a silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was also awarded a silver medal for her 12 individual points.
  • Pishchalnikova participated in the 2012 Olympics and was awarded a silver medal.
  • In 1960 he was awarded a silver medal at the 12th Triennale for Design in Milan.

individual silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She has won team gold and individual silver medals in the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
  • He won an individual silver at the 1930 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo.
  • Many veterans though opted for small individual silver stars directly affixed to the ribbon.

silver dollars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His models were paid in silver dollars, beef and autographed photos.
  • By 1900, value of silver dollars had fallen to 50 percent of gold dollars.
  • Zhou Pan (), a local military officer, purchased the lid for 3,000 silver dollars.

silver or gold

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cross is topped by a Sun of May in silver or gold.
  • grain) as well as metals like silver or gold.
  • Less often, jewellers use copper, silver or gold wires.

silver coinage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Pyu practice of issuing gold and silver coinage was not retained.
  • The weights of silver coinage were inherited from Corinthian merchants.
  • Rhodian silver coinage may give hints on the appearance of the Colossus of Rhodes.

silver cup

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The race took place in Parole and the original silver cup is now displayed in the Baltimore Museum of Art.
  • Newnes provided a silver cup for the Newnes Trophy series of chess matches between Great Britain and the United States, conducted over transatlantic cable from 1896 to 1911.
  • The following year Tyler and Dance became the Academy's first auditors, helping put the institution on a sounder financial footing, for which Tyler was presented with a silver cup in 1799.

national silver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In this event, Torgersen also won a national silver medal in 1957.
  • The following season, he became the Turkish national silver medalist.
  • Kozuka won another national silver medal at the 2008–09 Japan Championships.

silver and copper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are extant silver and copper coins of this king.
  • In 1868, gold, silver and copper were discovered in Buckinbah.
  • Gold, silver and copper were the first to be used by ancient humans.
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