: a soft grayish-white metal that is very valuable and is used to make jewelry, coins, knives, forks, etc.
: objects (such as knives, forks, teapots, candlesticks, etc.) that are made of or covered with silver
: coins that are made of silver
Full Definition of SILVER
: a white ductile very malleable metallic element that is capable of a high degree of polish, is chiefly monovalent in compounds, and has the highest thermal and electric conductivity of any substance — see element table
: silver as a commodity <the value of silver has risen>
: coin made of silver
: articles (as hollowware or table flatware) made of or plated with silver; also: similar articles and especially flatware of other metals (as stainless steel)
The surface of the lake was silvered by the moonlight.
First Known Use of SILVER
nounsil·ver \ˈsil-vər\(Medical Dictionary)
Medical Definition of SILVER
: a white metallic element that is sonorous, ductile, very malleable, capable of a high degree of polish, and chiefly monovalent in compounds, and that has the highest thermal and electric conductivity of any substance—symbol Ag; see element table