resembling silver; of a lustrous grayish-white color:
the silvery moon.
having a clear, ringing sound like that of silver:
the silvery peal of bells.
containing or covered with silver:
of or having the appearance of silver: the silvery moon
containing or covered with silver
having a clear ringing sound
noun 1. See under cinquefoil (def 1). noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptans (creeping cinquefoil) of the Old World, or P. argentea (silvery cinquefoil) of North America. 2. Also called quinquefoil, quintefoil. Architecture. a panellike ornament […]
- Silver-y moth
noun 1. a brownish noctuid moth, Plusia gamma, having a light Y-shaped marking on each forewing; it migrates in large flocks Often shortened to silver-Y
noun 1. a fern, Diplazium pycnocarpon, of eastern North America, having fronds from 20 to 30 inches (50.8 to 76.2 cm) long on yellowish-green stalks.
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 […]