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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sil·ver v. t. [imp. & p. p. Silvered p. pr. & vb. n. Silvering.]
 1. To cover with silver; to give a silvery appearance to by applying a metal of a silvery color; as, to silver a pin; to silver a glass mirror plate with an amalgam of tin and mercury.
 2. To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
    And smiling calmness silvered o'er the deep.   --Pope.
 3. To make hoary, or white, like silver.
    His head was silvered o'er with age.   --Gay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sil·ver·ing, n. Metal. The art or process of covering metals, wood, paper, glass, etc., with a thin film of metallic silver, or a substance resembling silver; also, the firm do laid on; as, the silvering of a glass speculum.