[sil-ver-leys] /ˈsɪl vərˌleɪs/
a hardy, twining, woody plant, Polygonum auberti, of the buckwheat family, native to western China and Tibet, having greenish-white, fragrant flowers in drooping clusters.
noun 1. silver in the form of very thin foil.
noun 1. Chemistry. a white, ductile metallic element, used for making mirrors, coins, ornaments, table utensils, photographic chemicals, conductors, etc. Symbol: Ag; atomic weight: 107.870; atomic number: 47; specific gravity: 10.5 at 20°C. 2. coin made of this metal; specie; money: a handful of silver. 3. this metal as a commodity or considered as a […]
(Isa. 7:23). Literally the words are “at a thousand of silver”, i.e., “pieces of silver,” or shekels.
noun 1. a sign of hope in an unfortunate or gloomy situation; a bright prospect: Every cloud has a silver lining. silver lining noun 1. a comforting or hopeful aspect of an otherwise desperate or unhappy situation (esp in the phrase every cloud has a silver lining) silver lining An element of hope or a […]