a yellow or brownish, crystalline, water-soluble, hygroscopic solid, AgF, used chiefly as an antiseptic and disinfectant.
noun 1. silver or silver-colored metal in foil form.
- Silver-fork deformity
silver-fork deformity n. A deformity seen in Colles’ fracture in which the wrist or forearm has a curve like that of the back of a fork.
- Silver-fork fracture
silver-fork fracture n. A Colles’ fracture of the wrist causing a silver-fork deformity.
noun 1. a red fox in the color phase in which the fur is black with silver-gray ends on the longer hairs. noun 1. an American red fox in a colour phase in which the fur is black with long silver-tipped hairs 2. the valuable fur or pelt of this animal