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Gray vs. Silver

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Grayadjective

(US) Having a color somewhere between white and black, as the ash of an ember.

Silvernoun

(uncountable) A lustrous, white, metallic element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.87, symbol Ag.

Grayadjective

(US) Dreary, gloomy.

Silvernoun

Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.

Grayadjective

(US) Having an indistinct, disputed or uncertain quality.

Silvernoun

Cutlery and other eating utensils, whether silver or made from some other white metal.

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Grayadjective

(US) Relating to older people.

‘the gray dollar, i.e. the purchasing power of the elderly’;

Silvernoun

Any items made from silver or any other white metal.

Grayverb

(US) To become gray.

‘My hair is beginning to gray.’;

Silvernoun

(countable) A shiny gray color.

Grayverb

(US) To cause to become gray.

Silvernoun

Anything resembling silver; something shiny and white.

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Grayverb

To turn progressively older, alluding to graying of hair through aging (used in context of the population of a geographic region)

‘the graying of America’;

Silveradjective

Made from silver.

Graynoun

(US) An achromatic colour intermediate between black and white.

Silveradjective

Made from another white metal.

Graynoun

An animal or thing of grey colour, such as a horse, badger, or salmon.

Silveradjective

Having a color like silver: a shiny gray.

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Graynoun

an extraterrestrial humanoid with grayish skin, bulbous black eyes, and an enlarged head.

Silveradjective

Denoting the twenty-fifth anniversary, especially of a wedding.

Graynoun

A penny with a tail on both sides, used for cheating.

Silveradjective

(of commercial services) Premium, but inferior to gold.

Graynoun

In the International System of Units, the derived unit of absorbed dose of radiation (radiation absorbed by a patient); one joule of energy absorbed per kilogram of the patient's mass. Symbol: Gy

Silveradjective

Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.

‘a silver-voiced young girl’;

Grayadjective

any color of neutral hue between white and black; white mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.

‘These gray and dun colors may be also produced by mixing whites and blacks.’;

Silververb

To acquire a silvery colour.

Grayadjective

Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary.

Silververb

To cover with silver, or with a silvery metal.

‘to silver a pin;  to silver a glass mirror plate with an amalgam of tin and mercury’;

Grayadjective

Old; mature; as, gray experience.

Silververb

To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.

Grayadjective

gloomy; dismal.

Silververb

To make hoary, or white, like silver.

Graynoun

A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint.

Silvernoun

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.

Graynoun

An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon.

‘Woe worth the chase, woe worth the day.That coats thy life, my gallant gray.’;

Silvernoun

Coin made of silver; silver money.

Graynoun

the Confederate army or a soldier in the confederate army; as, a battle between the blue and the gray.

Silvernoun

Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.

Graynoun

the SI unit of absorbed dosage of ionizing radiation, equal to an absorbed energy of 1 joule per kilogram of irradiated material; - abbreviated Gy. This unit is 100 times the commonly used unit, the rad.

Silvernoun

The color of silver.

Graynoun

a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

Silveradjective

Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup.

Graynoun

gray clothing;

‘he was dressed in gray’;

Silveradjective

Resembling silver.

‘Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathedTheir downy breast.’;

Graynoun

any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray;

‘the Confederate army was a vast gray’;

Silveradjective

Precious; costly.

Graynoun

horse of a light grey or whitish color

Silververb

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.

Graynoun

English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771)

Silververb

To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.

‘And smiling calmness silvered o'er the deep.’;

Graynoun

American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806)

Silververb

To make hoary, or white, like silver.

‘His head was silvered o'er with age.’;

Graynoun

United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)

Silververb

To acquire a silvery color.

‘The eastern sky began to silver and shine.’;

Grayverb

make gray;

‘The painter decided to grey the sky’;

Silvernoun

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

Grayverb

turn gray;

‘Her hair began to gray’;

Silvernoun

coins made of silver

Grayadjective

an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white;

‘gray flannel suit’; ‘hair just turning gray’;

Silvernoun

a light shade of gray

Grayadjective

showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair;

‘whose beard with age is hoar’; ‘nodded his hoary head’;

Silvernoun

silverware eating utensils

Grayadjective

darkened with overcast;

‘a dark day’; ‘a dull sky’; ‘a gray rainy afternoon’; ‘gray clouds’; ‘the sky was leaden and thick’;

Silvernoun

a medal made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition

Grayadjective

used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms);

‘a stalwart gray figure’;

Silververb

coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam;

‘silver the necklace’;

Grayadjective

intermediate in character or position;

‘a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal’;

Silververb

make silver in color;

‘Her worries had silvered her hair’;

Grayadjective

US spelling of grey

Silververb

turn silver;

‘The man's hair silvered very attractively’;

Graynoun

the SI unit of the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation, corresponding to one joule per kilogram.

Silveradjective

made from or largely consisting of silver;

‘silver bracelets’;

Silveradjective

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’;

Silveradjective

lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver;

‘silvery hair’;

Silveradjective

expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively;

‘able to dazzle with his facile tongue’; ‘silver speech’;

Silver

Silver is a chemical element with the symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European h₂erǵ: or ) and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it exhibits the highest electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, and reflectivity of any metal.

‘shiny’; ‘white’;

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