Meaning of SILVER in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sɪlvə(r) ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Silver is a valuable pale grey metal that is used for making jewellery and ornaments.
...a hand-crafted brooch made from silver.
N-UNCOUNT : oft N n
Silver consists of coins that are made from silver or that look like silver.
...the basement where £150,000 in silver was buried.
You can use silver to refer to all the things in a house that are made of silver, especially the cutlery and dishes.
He beat the rugs and polished the silver.
N-UNCOUNT : also the N
Silver is used to describe things that are shiny and pale grey in colour.
He had thick silver hair which needed cutting.
A silver is the same as a silver medal .
Britain went on to take bronze and then followed it up by winning silver in the World Cup.
born with a silver spoon in your mouth: see spoon
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006