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Silver vs. Argent — What's the Difference?

Silver vs. Argent — What's the Difference?

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Silver

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

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

Symbol Ag A lustrous white, ductile, malleable metallic element, occurring both uncombined and in ores such as argentite, having the highest thermal and electrical conductivity of the metals. It is highly valued for jewelry, tableware, and other ornamental use and is widely used in coinage, photography, dental and soldering alloys, electrical contacts, and printed circuits. Atomic number 47; atomic weight 107.868; melting point 961.78°C; boiling point 2,162°C; specific gravity 10.50 (20°C); valence 1, 2. See Periodic Table.
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Argent

Silver as conventionally represented in heraldry by the color white.
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Silver

This metallic element as a commodity or medium of exchange.
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Argent

(Archaic) The metal silver.
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Silver

Coins made of this metallic element.
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Argent

(archaic) The metal silver.
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Silver

A medal made of silver awarded to one placing second in a competition, as in the Olympics.
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Argent

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

Domestic articles, such as tableware, made of or plated with silver.
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Argent

Whiteness; anything that is white.
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Silver

Tableware, especially eating and serving utensils, made of steel or another metal.
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Argent

A moth of the genus Argyresthia.
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Silver

A lustrous medium gray.
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Argent

Of silver or silver-coloured.
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Silver

A silver salt, especially silver nitrate, used to sensitize paper.
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Argent

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

Made of or containing silver
A silver bowl.
Silver ore.
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Argent

Silver, or money.
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Silver

Resembling silver, especially in having a lustrous shine; silvery.
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Argent

Whiteness; anything that is white.
The polished argent of her breast.
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Silver

Of a lustrous medium gray
Silver hair.
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Argent

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.
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Silver

Having a soft, clear, resonant sound.
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Argent

Made of silver; of a silvery color; white; shining.
Yonder argent fields above.
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Silver

Eloquent; persuasive
A silver voice.
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Argent

A metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
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Silver

Favoring the adoption of silver as a standard of currency
The silver plank of the 1896 Democratic platform.
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Argent

Lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver;
Silvery hair
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Silver

Of or constituting a 25th anniversary.
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Silver

To cover, plate, or adorn with silver or a similar lustrous substance.
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Silver

To give a silver color to.
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Silver

To coat (photographic paper) with a film of silver nitrate or other silver salt.
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Silver

To become silvery.
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Silver

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

Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.
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Silver

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

Any items made from silver or any other white metal.
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Silver

(uncountable) A shiny gray color.
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Silver

(countable) a silver medal
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Silver

Anything resembling silver; something shiny and white.
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Silver

Made from silver.
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Silver

Made from another white metal.
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Silver

Having a color like silver: a shiny gray.
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Silver

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

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

Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.
A silver-voiced young girl
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Silver

To acquire a silvery colour.
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Silver

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
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Silver

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

To make hoary, or white, like silver.
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Silver

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.
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Silver

Coin made of silver; silver money.
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Silver

Anything having the luster or appearance of silver.
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Silver

The color of silver.
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Silver

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

Resembling silver.
Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathedTheir downy breast.
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Silver

Precious; costly.
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Silver

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.
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Silver

To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
And smiling calmness silvered o'er the deep.
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Silver

To make hoary, or white, like silver.
His head was silvered o'er with age.
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Silver

To acquire a silvery color.
The eastern sky began to silver and shine.
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Silver

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
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Silver

Coins made of silver
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Silver

A light shade of gray
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Silver

Silverware eating utensils
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Silver

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

Coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam;
Silver the necklace
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Silver

Make silver in color;
Her worries had silvered her hair
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Silver

Turn silver;
The man's hair silvered very attractively
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Silver

Made from or largely consisting of silver;
Silver bracelets
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Silver

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
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Silver

Lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver;
Silvery hair
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Silver

Expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively;
Able to dazzle with his facile tongue
Silver speech
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