silver


silver
01. She was wearing rings of gold and [silver] on every finger.
02. I remember my grandmother with her [silver] hair, and bright red lipstick.
03. My parents always used their best china and [silver] for supper at Christmas.
04. The girl was wearing [silver] nail polish.
05. He was driving a [silver] Rolls Royce.
06. Holland's coins used to be made of [silver], but now they're made of some other metals.
07. We were scuba diving when we saw a [silvery] flash go by; it was a Pacific salmon.
08. There is a Swiss proverb which holds that speech is [silver], but silence is golden.
09. There is an old proverb which holds that he that has no [silver] in his purse should have silk in his tongue.
10. Claudia Wallis once observed that tooth decay is a problem that means a mouthful of [silver] for patients, and for dentists, a pocketful of gold.
11. In 1940, [silver] coins fell from the skies onto the town of Gorky, Russia after a tornado had lifted up an old money chest, and dropped the coins it contained as the wind carried it long.
12. The world's largest [silver] nugget, weighing 1,840 pounds, was found in 1894 near Aspen, Colorado.
13. Mexico is the world's leading producer of [silver].
14. The Spanish explorers named Argentina for the valuable [silver] they were seeking there.

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  • Silver — Sil ver (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silver — Sil ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. Silver hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] Others, on silver lakes and rivers,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silver — (v. engl. Silber ) bezeichnet Silver (Band), eine Glam Punk Rockband aus Norwegen Silver (Computerspiel), Computerspiel Silver Locus, ein Genort, dessen Produkt eine Rolle in der Melaninsynthese spielt Silver ist der Familienname folgender… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silver — (plata en ingles) puede referirse a: Apellido Beverly Silver; especialista estadounidense en la historia de las fuerzas del trabajo, el desarrollo y la globalización desde la perspectiva del sistema mundo. Horace Silver. Ron Silver, actor de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • silver — [sil′vər] n. [ME selver < OE seolfer, akin to Ger silber, Goth silubr, prob. a loanword < a non IE source] 1. a soft, white, metallic chemical element that is extremely ductile and malleable, an excellent reflector of light, and the best… …   English World dictionary

  • silver — ► NOUN 1) a precious greyish white metallic chemical element. 2) a shiny grey white colour or appearance like that of silver. 3) coins made from silver or from a metal that resembles silver. 4) silver dishes, containers, or cutlery. 5) household… …   English terms dictionary

  • Silver — Sil ver, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Silvered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Silvering}.] 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silver (EP) — Silver EP de Jesu Publicación 11 de abril de 2006 Grabación 2004 2005 Género(s) Post metal Shoegazing Duración 28:39 …   Wikipedia Español

  • silver —    Silver *coins are mentioned in many different contexts. It is not clear how much intrinsic power ascribed to the metal itself some, no doubt, since there is evidence that in Suffolk around 1850 people with fits would beg twelve small silver… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Silver — Sil ver, v. i. To acquire a silvery color. [R.] [1913 Webster] The eastern sky began to silver and shine. L. Wallace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English