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sil ver

  • 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
  • n  coins made of silver
  • n  a light shade of grey
  • n  silverware eating utensils
  • n  a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition
  • v  coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
    silver the necklace
  • v  make silver in color
    Her worries had silvered her hair
  • v  turn silver
    The man's hair silvered very attractively
  • s  made from or largely consisting of silver
    silver bracelets
  • 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
  • s  of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver
    silvery hair
  • s  expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver speech

  • In London, on the world's biggest free silver market, the price of futures in silver last week rose to 92 per oz.
  • Unsuccessful last fortnight were a group of Senate silverites who tried to enlist the support of President Roosevelt for legislation to up the metal's price from 45 to $1.
  • Fight thou with shafts of silver, and o'ercome When no force else can get the masterdom.
News & Articles

  • Silver Stars-Sparks Preview
    The San Antonio Silver Stars temporarily looked like they might be able to withstand the absences of two key players. More recent results suggest they could be in trouble.
    June 15, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Silver Oak Academy prepared to double housing capacity
    Silver Oak Academy will increase its staff and expand programs in the wake of news the juvenile treatment facility will double its housing capacity, which will allow it to offer more educational opportunities to existing students as well.
    June 15, 2013 - Carroll County Times
  • Silver Fire Continues to grow
    SILVER CITY — The Silver Fire jumped again last night to 21,400 acres but was once again kept from damaging the evacuated town of Kingston.
    June 14, 2013 - Silver City Sun-News

  • Phil Mickelson in Salt Lake Tribune
    She requested "a silver trophy in her hospital room," Mickelson reported.
  • JaMarcus Russell in Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    I kind of had faith in it. Everybody had been talking about it for a while,Russell said of being chosen first. "It's a dream come true. I can't wait to get in the black and silver and get to work."
  • James Carville in CNN
    Carville told the New York Times Saturday that New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson's endorsement of Obama "came right around the anniversary of the day when Judas sold out [Jesus] for 30 pieces of silver."

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