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Dictionary definition for: Silver

1. (n) 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

2. (v) coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam; "silver the necklace"

3. (s) made from or largely consisting of silver; "silver bracelets"

4. (n) coins made of silver

5. (v) make silver in color; "Her worries had silvered her hair"

6. (s) having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap" "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen"

7. (n) a light shade of gray

8. (v) turn silver; "The man''s hair silvered very attractively"

9. (s) lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair"

10. (n) silverware eating utensils

11. (s) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue" "silver speech"

12. (n) a medal made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition

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