a medal, traditionally of silver or silver in color, awarded to a person or team finishing second in a competition, meet, or tournament.
a medal of silver awarded to a competitor who comes second in a contest or race Compare gold medal, bronze medal
a medal made of or colored silver, esp. that given for second place in a competition
noun 1. a perennial Japanese herb, Artemisia schmidtiana, having silver-green leaves forming a moundlike shape.
adjective, Archaic. 1. made of or like silver. adjective 1. (archaic or poetic) silver
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, bitter, corrosive, poisonous powder, AgNO 3 , produced by the reaction of silver and dilute nitric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions and mirrors, as a laboratory reagent, and in medicine as an antiseptic, astringent, and in the routine prophylaxis of ophthalmia neonatorum. silver […]
noun, British. 1. silver foil. 2. tinfoil.