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sIl vr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a shiny white metal that is soft and easy to shape. Silver is one of the chemical elements. It is used in making jewelry, coins, and table utensils. (symbol: Ag)
definition 2: coins made of silver, used as money.
I like the jingle of silver in my pocket.
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definition 3: knives, forks, spoons, and other table utensils made of or coated with silver; silverware.
We washed and dried the silver and then put it in the drawer.
definition 4: a color like that of silver.
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of, coated with, or having silver.
The man paid his bill with a silver dollar.
definition 2: having the color or luster of silver.
Bob drives a silver car.Barb has silver hair.
part of speech: verb
inflections: silvers, silvering, silvered
definition: to coat with a thin layer of silver.
The jeweler silvered the ring before setting a ruby in it.
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