a male given name.
wood, a prominent member of the church at Jerusalem; also called Silvanus. He and Judas, surnamed Barsabas, were chosen by the church there to accompany Paul and Barnabas on their return to Antioch from the council of the apostles and elders (Acts 15:22), as bearers of the decree adopted by the council. He assisted Paul there in his evangelistic labours, and was also chosen by him to be his companion on his second missionary tour (Acts 16:19-24). He is referred to in the epistles under the name of Silvanus (2 Cor. 1:19; 1 Thess. 1:1; 2 Thess. 1:1; 1 Pet. 5:12). There is no record of the time or place of his death.
[sahy-luh s mahr-ner] /ˈsaɪ ləs ˈmɑr nər/ noun 1. a novel (1861) by George Eliot.
Trademark. 1. a brand name for any of a group of substances containing polymeric silicones, having the properties of rubber but more capable of withstanding extremely high and low temperatures and other causes of deterioration, used in jet-plane engines, medical prosthetic devices, gaskets, electrical insulation, etc. noun 1. trademark a flexible inert silicone rubber, used […]
[sil-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈsɪlˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun 1. the largest prehistoric artificial mound in Europe, located near Avebury, England, and dating from 2600 b.c.
noun, plural silds (especially collectively) sild. 1. (in Scandinavia) any of numerous species of herring. 2. any immature or small herring, other than a sprat, that is canned and commercially sold as a sardine. noun 1. any of various small young herrings, esp when prepared and canned in Norway