1. Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright.
All the enameled race, whose silvery wing
Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. --Pope.
2. Besprinkled or covered with silver.
3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.
Silvery iron Metal., a peculiar light-gray fine-grained cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.
adj 1: lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of
silver; "silvery hair" [syn: argent, silver, silverish]
2: resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern voice";
"singing in her silvery tones" [syn: silvern]
3: having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver
(or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated
scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen" [syn: silver,