silverside
noun Date: 1820 any of various small chiefly marine bony fishes (family Atherinidae) with a silvery stripe along each side of the body

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  • Silverside — may refer to:* Silverside (beef), a cut of beef * Silverside (fish), a type of fish; see also Neotropical silversides * (nautical) the surface of a ship s hull that is under the waterlineTwo submarines of the United States Navy have been named… …   Wikipedia

  • silverside — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the upper side of a round of beef from the outside of the leg …   English terms dictionary

  • silverside — ☆ silverside [sil′vər sīd΄ ] n. any of a family (Atherinidae, order Atheriniformes) of small, mostly marine bony fishes with silver stripes along the sides: also silversides …   English World dictionary

  • silverside — Silversides Sil ver*sides , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small fishes of the family {Atherinid[ae]}, having a silvery stripe along each side of the body. The common species of the American coast ({Menidia notata}) is very abundant …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silverside — paprastoji aterina statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Atherina mochon angl. atherine; sand smelt; silverside rus. обыкновенная атерина; обыкновенная атеринка ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • silverside — stambiažvynis alestas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Brycinus macrolepidotus angl. silverside rus. крупночешуйный алест ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bricinai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • silverside — /sil veuhr suyd /, n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a rump roast of beef, esp. one taken from the crown of the rump. 2. silversides. [1810 20; SILVER + SIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • silverside — noun a) Any of several small fish, mostly in family Atherinidae (Atheriniformes), that are characterized by bright, silvery scales. b) The upper side of a round of beef …   Wiktionary

  • silverside — n. rump of roast beef (British); any of several species of small fish from the family Atherinidae (characterized by silver stripes on each side) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silverside — noun 1》 Brit. the upper side of a round of beef from the outside of the leg. 2》 (also silversides) a small, slender, chiefly marine fish with a bright silver line along its sides. [Family Atherinidae: numerous species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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