Silence

Silence is the lack of audible sound or presence of sounds of very low intensity. By analogy, the word silence can also refer to any absence of communication, including in media other than speech. Silence is also used as total communication, in reference to nonverbal communication and spiritual connection. Silence also refers to no sounds uttered ...
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Silence

• (n.) Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity; muteness. • (n.) Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence. • (n.) The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness. • (v. t.) To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as, to silence the batteries of an enemy. &bul...
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Silence

(from the article `End Shsaku`) ...in a war story about Japanese doctors performing a vivisection on a downed American pilot. One of End`s most powerful novels, Chimmoku (1966; ...
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silence

(si´lәns) absence of noise; a state of producing no detectable signs or symptoms. electrical silence in electroencephalography and electromyography, absence of measurable electrical activity in tissue.
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silence

1. To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush. 'Silence that dreadful bell; it frights the isle.' (Shak) ... 2. To put to rest; to quiet. 'This would silence all further opposition.' (Clarendon) 'These would have silenced their scruples.' (Rogers) ... 3. To restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or ...
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silence

noun the absence of sound; `he needed silence in order to sleep`; `the street was quiet`
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Silence

[1999 play] Silence is a 1999 play by Moira Buffini, loosely based on the history of Dark Ages England but also drawing on New Millennium concerns at the time of its writing. It is set in Canterbury and Cumbria and on a journey between the two. It received its London premiere at the Arcola Theatre in August 2005. ==Characters== ...
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Silence

[book] Le Roman de Silence is a 13th-century post-Arthurian romance written in Old French by an anonymous author about a protagonist named `Silence` and includes allegorical characters. Master Heldris, is in fact, not the author, but the narrator of the story. ==Discovery== The text was rediscovered in 1911 as part of an anthology in the du...
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Silence

[Delerium song] `Silence` is a 1999 song by the Canadian electronic music group Delerium featuring Canadian singer and co-writer Sarah McLachlan. Over the years, it has been hailed as one of the greatest trance songs of all time, over a decade after its initial release, and still plays in clubs to this day. ==Song== The original album versi...
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Silence

[Doctor Who] The Silence are a fictional `religious order or movement` in the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, represented by humanoids with alien-like physical characteristics. Executive producer Steven Moffat created the Silence, intending them to be `scarier` than past villains in Doctor Who. Though the phrase `Si...
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Silence

[Stromae song] `Silence` is a 2010 song by Belgian singer Stromae, released on June 18 as the 7th and last single for his album Cheese, on which it was included. The song has yet only charted in Belgium and features no cover. ==Track listings== == Charts == ...
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Silence

Si'lence interj. Be silent; -- used elliptically for let there be silence , or keep silence . Shak.
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Silence

Si'lence noun [ French, from Latin silentium . See Silent .] 1. The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness. « I saw and heared; for such a numerous host Fled not in silence through the frighted deep.» Milton. 2....
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Silence

Si'lence transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Silenced ; present participle & verbal noun Silencing .] 1. To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush. « Silence that dreadful bell; it frigh...
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Silence

Silence is a country justice in King Henry IV part II.
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silence

silence, silencing, silenced 1. The condition or quality of being or keeping still and silent. 2. The absence of sound; a period of time without speech or noise. 3. Refusal or failure to speak out. 4. The absence or omission of mention, comment, or expressed concern. 5. Concealment; secrecy. 6. To keep from expression, for example by threats o...
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Silence

The state of a person who does not speak, or of one who refrains from speaking. Pure and simple silence cannot be considered as a consent to a contract, except in cases when the silent person is bound in good faith to explain himself, in which case, silence gives consent. But no assent will be inferred from a man's silence, unless, 1st. He knows .....
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silence

[n] - the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking) 2. [n] - the absence of sound 3. [v] - keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
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