any of various usually darkish caddis flies of the family Leptoceridae, characterized by very long pale antennae. The larvae are a favourite food of trout
noun 1. the act or process of coating with silver or a substance resembling silver. 2. the coating thus applied: the silvering of the mirror. 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: […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, AgIO 3 , used in medicine chiefly as an antiseptic and as an astringent.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a pale-yellow, water-insoluble solid, AgI, which darkens on exposure to light: used chiefly in medicine, photography, and artificial rainmaking. silver iodide noun 1. a yellow insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light: used in photography and artificial rainmaking. Formula: AgI silver iodide n. A pale yellow, odorless, tasteless powder that darkens […]
noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 537, pope 536–37.