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palladium 47 cadmium


  • (UK) IPA: /ˈsɪl.və/
  • (US) enPR: sĭl'vər IPA: /ˈsɪl.vɚ/
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  • Hyphenation: sil‧ver
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A silver thing (silver colour).
Silver cutlery (definition 4)
  1. A metal with a near white colour and high value and the symbol Ag.
    He paid with a silver dollar.
  2. Silver is a shiny gray color.
    Her hair turned silver as she got older.
  3. A coin made of silver.
    Jenny had three coppers and one silver.
  4. A utensil or piece of cutlery made with silver; silverware
    Mom put out the good silver for Christmas.

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Common colors (edit)

white - silver - grey - black - brown - red - orange - gold - yellow - olive - green - cyan - blue - indigo - violet - purple - magenta - pink