noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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.
a white crystalline soluble poisonous substance used in making photographic emulsions, other silver salts, and as a medical antiseptic and astringent. Formula: AgNO3 See also lunar caustic
silver nitrate n.
A poisonous crystalline compound with antiseptic and astringent properties, used in the prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum and in the special staining of nervous tissue, spirochetes, and reticular fibers.
A poisonous, clear, crystalline compound that darkens when exposed to light. It is used in photography and silver plating, and as an external antiseptic. Chemical formula: AgNO3.
noun, British. 1. silver foil. 2. tinfoil.
noun 1. Also called mademoiselle. Ichthyology. a drum, Bairdiella chrysoura, of southern U.S. waters. 2. any of various silvery, perchlike fishes, as the white perch.
[sil-ver-pleyt] /ˈsɪl vərˈpleɪt/ verb (used with object), silver-plated, silver-plating. 1. to coat (base metal) with silver, especially by electroplating. silver plate noun 1. silver tableware. 2. a coating of silver, especially one electroplated on base metal. silver plate noun 1. a thin layer of silver deposited on a base metal 2. articles, esp tableware, made […]
noun 1. a technique of drawing with a silver stylus on specially prepared paper. 2. a drawing made by this technique. noun 1. a drawing technique popular esp in the 15th and 16th centuries, using an instrument with a silver wire tip on specially prepared paper