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Silver vs. Argent

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Silvernoun

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

Argentnoun

(archaic) The metal silver.

Silvernoun

Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.

Argentnoun

(tincture) The white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.

Silvernoun

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

Argentnoun

Whiteness; anything that is white.

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Silvernoun

Any items made from silver or any other white metal.

Argentadjective

Of silver or silver-coloured.

Silvernoun

(countable) A shiny gray color.

Argentadjective

(tincture): of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.

Silvernoun

Anything resembling silver; something shiny and white.

Argentnoun

Silver, or money.

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Silveradjective

Made from silver.

Argentnoun

Whiteness; anything that is white.

‘The polished argent of her breast.’;

Silveradjective

Made from another white metal.

Argentnoun

The white color in coats of arms, intended to represent silver, or, figuratively, purity, innocence, beauty, or gentleness; - represented in engraving by a plain white surface.

Silveradjective

Having a color like silver: a shiny gray.

Argentadjective

Made of silver; of a silvery color; white; shining.

‘Yonder argent fields above.’;

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Silveradjective

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

Argentnoun

a metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance

Silveradjective

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

Argentadjective

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

‘silvery hair’;

Silveradjective

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

‘a silver-voiced young girl’;

Argent

In heraldry, argent () is the tincture of silver, and belongs to the class of light tinctures called . It is very frequently depicted as white and usually considered interchangeable with it.

‘metals’;

Silververb

To acquire a silvery colour.

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’;

Silververb

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

Silververb

To make hoary, or white, like silver.

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.

Silvernoun

Coin made of silver; silver money.

Silvernoun

Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.

Silvernoun

The color of silver.

Silveradjective

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

Silveradjective

Resembling silver.

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

Silveradjective

Precious; costly.

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.

Silververb

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

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

Silververb

To make hoary, or white, like silver.

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

Silververb

To acquire a silvery color.

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

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

Silvernoun

coins made of silver

Silvernoun

a light shade of gray

Silvernoun

silverware eating utensils

Silvernoun

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

Silververb

coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam;

‘silver the necklace’;

Silververb

make silver in color;

‘Her worries had silvered her hair’;

Silververb

turn silver;

‘The man's hair silvered very attractively’;

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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