Definitions of silver

  1. To divide into long, thin pieces.
  2. 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 mercury.
  3. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
  4. To make hoary, or white, like silver.
  5. To cover or coat with silver or a substance resembling silver; to make bright or white like silver.
  6. To cover with silver: to make like silver: to make smooth and bright: to make silvery.
  7. To cover with silver; make silvery or white.
  8. To plate with silver; give a silvery hue to.
  9. To acquire a silvery color.
  10. turn silver, as of hair
  11. To cover or coat with silver; to cover with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver; to adorn with mild or silver- like lustre; to make hoary.
  12. a light shade of gray
  13. coins made of silver
  14. a medal made of silver ( or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition
  15. Coin made of silver; silver money.
  16. Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.
  17. The color of silver.
  18. A precious, soft, white, ductile, metallic element; silverware, money, etc., made of this metal; the color of this metal.
  19. A splinter; a sharp, thin, pointed piece, as of wood.
  20. A soft white metal, capable of a high polish: money made of silver: anything having the appearance of silver.
  21. Precious metal of a white color; money of silver.
  22. A white, ductile metallic element; one of the precious metals; silver coin or silverware.
  23. A valuable metal of a brilliant white colour; coin made of silver; money; a silver vessel; anything like silver.
  24. A well- known metal of a peculiar white colour, having a brilliant lustre, malleable, ductile, and soft when pure; one of the perfect metals; money made of silver; anything having the lustre or soft splendour of silver.
  25. lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; " silvery hair"
  26. made from or largely consisting of silver; " silver bracelets"
  27. turn silver; " The man's hair silvered very attractively"
  28. make silver in color; " Her worries had silvered her hair"
  29. Sweet; gentle; peaceful.
  30. 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 the " noble" 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.
  31. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup.
  32. Resembling silver.
  33. Bright; resplendent; white.
  34. Precious; costly.
  35. Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear.
  36. Pertaining to, or made of, silver; like silver in color or sound; as, silver hair, or silver tones.
  37. Made of silver: resembling silver: white: bright: precious: gentle.
  38. Made of, or like, silver; white.
  39. Made of silver or resembling silver; having a pure bell like tone.
  40. White like silver; made of silver; soft and clear, as in the tones of the voice.