Silvered
Silver Sil"ver, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Silvered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Silvering}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver. [1913 Webster]

And smiling calmness silvered o'er the deep. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To make hoary, or white, like silver. [1913 Webster]

His head was silvered o'er with age. --Gay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • silvered — /sil veuhrd/, adj. 1. coated or plated with silver. 2. coated with a silverlike substance, as quicksilver or tinfoil: a mirror of silvered glass. 3. tinted a silver color, or having silver highlights: silvered hair. [1475 85; SILVER + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • silvered — [[t]sɪ̱lvə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You can describe something as silvered when it has become silver in colour. [LITERARY] He had a magnificent head of silvered hair …   English dictionary

  • silvered — adjective Etymology: from past participle of silver (III) 1. a. : covered, adorned, or dressed with or as if with silver b. : backed with quicksilver and tinfoil and thus made into a mirror …   Useful english dictionary

  • silvered — adjective Coated with silver, made reflective or shiny by application of metal …   Wiktionary

  • silvered — adj. coated with silver, plated with a material that resembles silver; having a gray or silvery color sil·ver || sɪlvÉ™(r) n. Ag, argentum, whitish metallic element (Chemistry); element used to make jewelry, coins, etc.; coins made of silver;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silvered — 1) slivered 2) delivers …   Anagrams dictionary

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  • Silvered Antbird — Taxobox name = Silvered Antbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Thamnophilidae genus = Sclateria genus authority = Oberholser 1899 species = S. naevia… …   Wikipedia

  • silvered langur — skiauterėtasis langūras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Presbytis cristata angl. leaf monkey; silvered langur; silvered leaf monkey rus. гривистый тонкотел; серебристый лангур ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • silvered leaf monkey — skiauterėtasis langūras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Presbytis cristata angl. leaf monkey; silvered langur; silvered leaf monkey rus. гривистый тонкотел; серебристый лангур ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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