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silver medal a medal made of silver, or a metal resembling silver, awarded to the second-place finisher, as in a race or competition.
silver nitrate a poisonous colorless powder used in photography, medical products, mirrors, and silver-plating.
silver-plate to coat or plate (a metal) with silver, esp. by electrolysis.
silver plate tableware that is made of, or coated with, silver. [2 definitions]
silver salmon see "coho."
silversides any of a family of small marine or freshwater fishes found along the U.S. Atlantic coast, having a silvery stripe along each side.
silversmith one who makes, plates, or repairs articles of silver such as jewelry.
silver standard a monetary system in which a designated amount of silver comprises the redemption value of the basic currency unit.
silver-tongued persuasive or eloquent, esp. in speaking.
silverware utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons, used for eating and serving food and made of or plated with silver or other materials such as stainless steel. [2 definitions]
silvery like silver in color and luster. [2 definitions]
silvex a toxic herbicide used for controlling weeds and woody plants.
silviculture the care and cultivation of forests; forestry.
s'il vous plaît if it pleases you (French); would you please; please.
Simeon according to the Old Testament, a son of Jacob. [2 definitions]
Simhath Torah a Jewish festival that celebrates the end of the annual round of Torah readings and the beginning of the new cycle.
simian of, pertaining to, or resembling apes and monkeys. [2 definitions]
similar having resemblance or likeness.
similarity the state or quality of being similar; resemblance. [2 definitions]
similarly in the same way or in the same amount. [2 definitions]
simile a figure of speech in which two dissimilar things are likened, often linked by "like" or "as," as in, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb". (Cf. metaphor.)