a quick solution to a difficult problem.
- Silver ceiling
noun any attitude or prejudice that prevents older workers from advancing to higher positions Word Origin 1999; patterned on glass ceiling
noun 1. a former paper currency first issued in 1878 by the U.S. federal government for circulation, equal to and redeemable for silver to a stated value. silver certificate noun 1. (formerly) a banknote issued by the US Treasury to the public and redeemable in silver
plural noun 1. Australian rock group (formed 1994): comprising Daniel Johns (born 1979; vocals, guitar), Ben Gillies (born 1979, drums) and Chris Joannou (born 1979, bass guitar); their albums include Frogstomp (1995) and Young Modern (2007)
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, granular, water-insoluble powder, AgCl, that darkens on exposure to light, produced by the reaction of silver nitrate with a chloride: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions and in the making of antiseptic silver preparations. silver chloride noun 1. a white insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light […]