Silver Star Medal

noun

Definition of Silver Star Medal

:a U.S. military award that is given to a soldier who is extremely brave in battle

Word by Word Definitions

silver play
  1. : 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 Chemical Elements Table

  2. : silver as a commodity

  3. : coin made of silver

  1. : made of silver

  2. : resembling silver: such as

  3. : having a white lustrous sheen

  1. : to cover with silver (as by electroplating)

  2. : to coat with a substance (such as a metal) resembling silver

  3. : to give a silvery luster to

star play
  1. : a natural luminous body visible in the sky especially at night

  2. : a self-luminous gaseous spheroidal celestial body of great mass which produces energy by means of nuclear fusion reactions

  3. : a planet or a configuration of the planets that is held in astrology to influence one's destiny or fortune

  1. : to sprinkle or adorn with stars

  2. : to mark with a star as being preeminent

  3. : to mark with an asterisk

  1. : of, relating to, or being a star

  2. : of outstanding excellence : preeminent

medal play
  1. : a small usually metal object bearing a religious emblem or picture

  2. : a piece of metal often resembling a coin and having a stamped design that is issued to commemorate a person or event or awarded for excellence or achievement

  1. : to win a medal


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