transitive verb

variants or less commonly desilver
: to remove the silver from : free from silver
desilverizing lead ores
plural -s

Word History


desilverize from de- + silver + -ize; desilver from de- + silver

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“Desilverize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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