Precious metal which is lighter and slightly less malleable than gold, but unlike gold is prone to tarnishing due to chemical reaction with pollutants in the air. Silver products are made from an alloy of pure silver and a small proportion of a base metal such as copper to improve strength and durability. The proportion of pure silver varies accord â€¦...
Waters:Fresh and saltWaters of the world. Aquacultured worldwide. Description (in water): Trout are long, thin speckled fish ranging in color from silvery-gray (eg. rainbow trout) to brown (eg. brown trout). They range in size from 6 to 20 inches and in weight from 8 ounces to 50 lbs. Description (in market): Trout meat is usually pale orange-pink, sometimes a deeper red-pink (though young trout are often white-fleshed). It is rich and full-flavored, with a firm yet creamy texture and moderate tâ€¦...
The metal favored by Witches; symbolically connected with the Moon.
- made from or largely consisting of silver 2. [adj] - having the white lustrous sheen of silver 3. [n] - a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal 4. [n] - coins made of silver 5. [v] - coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam 6. [v] ...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=silver
A bright white precious metal extracted from ore by smelting. Finds suggest that silver was not in wide use in Britain, but it does turn up as a small quantity of jewellery, and in sheet form with hammered decoration.
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Photograph courtesy of MineraliteA pure white metallic element. The best electrical conductor and used in photographic emulsions. Argentum is Latin for silver, hence the symbol Ag. Symbol Ag Also known as ArgentumDiscoveredSilver was known to ancient civilisations.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/s/i/silver/source.html
Silver: A metal used in some medications and in many 'natural' remedies, as well as in silver amalgam for filling cavities in teeth. Silver has antibiotic properties. However, overuse of silver, or use of products containing silver by people with certain health conditions, can result in silver poisoning (argyria). See also argyria.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11233
[ Middle English silver
, Anglo-Saxon seolfor
; akin to Old Saxon silubar
, OFries. selover
, Dutch zilver
, LG. sulver
, Old High German ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/103
Sil'ver adjective 1.
Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver
leaf; a silver
Resembling silver. Specifically: (a)
Bright; resplendent; white. ' Silver
« Others, on silver
lakes and rivers, bathed Th...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/103
Sil'ver transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Silvered
; present participle & verbal noun Silvering
To cover with silver; to give a silvery appearance to by applying a metal of a silvery color; as, to silver
a...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/103
Sil'ver intransitive verb
To acquire a silvery color. [ R.] « The eastern sky began to silver
and shine.» Latin Wallace. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/103
1. <chemistry, element> 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 ea...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=silver
Latin argentum; used as coin metal only after electron metal, because it was more difficult to obtain. Between the tenth and the twelfth century, most of the silver in Europe came from the Harz mountains. The Schwaz silver mine in Tyrol boomed from the fifteenth century onwards. From the mid-sixteenth century, most silver came from America.
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(Ag) (sil´vәr) a chemical element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.870. It is used in medicine for its caustic, astringent, and antiseptic effects. It is also used in dentistry in alloys, in soldering, and as cones to obliterate the root canal. silver nitrate ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Precious; costly. • (n.) The color of silver. • (v. t.) To make hoary, or white, like silver. • (v. t.) 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. • (a.) Resembling silver. •...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/silver/
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Silver is a movie television channel broadcasting to the Nordic countries broadcasting quality movies, `World cinema` and independent films. The channel is managed by Scandinavian television broadcaster NonStop Television, part of Turner Broadcasting System, TBS, Inc., which merged with Time Warner in 1996, and now operates as ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_(TV_channel)
Native silver. Credit: USGS / US House of Representatives A lustrous, white, ductile, malleable, metallic element, occurring both uncombined and in ores such as galena and argentite. Silver is a noble metal and a transition element, occurring in group IB of the p...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/silver.html
silver, metallic chemical element; symbol Ag [Lat. argentum]; at. no. 47; at. wt. 107.8682; m.p. 961.93°C; b.p. 2,212°C; sp. gr. 10.5 at 20°C; valence +1 or +2. Pure silver is nearly white, lustrous, soft, very ductile, malleable, and an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. In ma...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0845253.html
Silver is a white, ductile metallic element that is sonorous, very malleable, capable of a high degree of polish, and chiefly univalent with it's compounds and has the highest thermal and electrical conductivity of any substance. It has the symbol Ag.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/HS.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: sil′vĕr Definitions: 1. Henry K., 20th-century U.S. pediatrician. See: Silver-Russell dwarfism, Silver-Russell syndromeFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=82136
Type: Term Pronunciation: sil′vĕr Definitions: 1. a metallic element, atomic no. 47, atomic wt. 107.8682. Many salts have clinical applications. Synonyms: argentumFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=82137
White, lustrous, extremely malleable and ductile, metallic element, atomic number 47, relative atomic mass 107.868. Its chemical symbol comes from the Latin argentum
. It occurs in nature in ores and as a free metal; the chief ores are sulphides, from which the metal is extracted by smelting with lead. It is the best metallic ...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0002609.html
Precious metal which is lighter and slightly less malleable than gold, but unlike gold is prone to tarnishing due to chemical reaction with pollutants in the air. Silver products are made from an alloy of pure silver and a small proportion of a base metal such as copper to improve strength and durability. The proportion of pure silver varies accord...Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-s.html
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