Desilver De*sil"ver, v. t. To deprive of silver; as, to desilver lead. [1913 Webster]

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  • desilver — /dee sil veuhr/, v.t. to remove silver from (lead in the form of base bullion). [1860 65; DE + SILVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • desilver — verb a) to remove the silver from some alloy b) to remove the reflective backing from a mirror …   Wiktionary

  • desilver — v. remove silver from …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • John Black Lee — is one of the few living modern architects in New Canaan, Connecticut. His inspiration comes from Marcel Breuer and Philip C. Johnson. Black Lee has designed multiple homes in New Canaan and beyond. One of his most famous is the Desilver house,… …   Wikipedia

  • desilverize — /dee sil veuh ruyz /, v.t., desilverized, desilverizing. to desilver. Also, esp. Brit., desilverise. [1865 70; DESILVER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Critici sacri — was a compilation of Latin biblical commentaries published in London from 1660, edited by John Pearson. The publisher was Cornelius Bee. The work appeared in nine volumes, and collected numerous authors, both Protestant and Catholic, of early… …   Wikipedia

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