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Silent vs. Silenced

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Silentadjective

Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.

Silencedverb

simple past tense and past participle of silence

Silentadjective

Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.

Silencedadjective

made silent

Silentadjective

Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed.

‘The wind is silent.’;

Silencedadjective

(of a firearm) fitted with a silencer

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Silentadjective

(pronunciation) Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent.

‘The e is silent in fable.’; ‘Silent letters can make some words difficult to spell.’;

Silencedadjective

reduced to silence;

‘the silenced crowd waited expectantly’;

Silentadjective

Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.

Silentadjective

(technology) With the sound turned off; usually on silent or in silent mode.

‘My phone was on silent.’;

Silentadjective

(technology) Without audio capability.

‘The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.’;

Silentadjective

Hidden, unseen.

‘a silent voter; a silent partner’;

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Silentadjective

Of an edit or change to a text, not explicitly acknowledged.

‘silent revisions; a silent emendation’;

Silentadjective

Not implying significant modifications which would affect a peptide sequence.

Silentadjective

Undiagnosed or undetected because of an absence of symptoms.

Silentadjective

Of distilled spirit: having no flavour or odour.

Silentnoun

(uncountable) That which is silent; a time of silence.

Silentnoun

A silent movie

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Silentadjective

Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.

‘How silent is this town!’;

Silentadjective

Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.

‘Ulysses, adds he, was the most eloquent and most silent of men.’; ‘This new-created world, whereof in hellFame is not silent.’;

Silentadjective

Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent.

Silentadjective

Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, e is silent in "fable."

Silentadjective

Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.

‘Cause . . . silent, virtueless, and dead.’;

Silentnoun

That which is silent; a time of silence.

Silentadjective

marked by absence of sound;

‘a silent house’; ‘soundless footsteps on the grass’; ‘the night was still’;

Silentadjective

failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to;

‘the witness remained silent’;

Silentadjective

indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly;

‘gave silent consent’; ‘a tacit agreement’; ‘the understood provisos of a custody agreement’;

Silentadjective

not made to sound;

‘the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'’; ‘in French certain letters are often unsounded’;

Silentadjective

having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility;

‘a silent dog whistle’;

Silentadjective

unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

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