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Silts

sɪlt

Meanings of Silts:

noun

Fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water and deposited as a sediment, especially in a channel or harbour.

Usage examples:

Water continuing out over the playa surface carries with it a quantity of fine sand, silt, and clay…
verb

Become filled or blocked with silt.

Usage examples:

The river's mouth had silted up
phrasal verb

To become blocked with silt, or to cause something to become blocked with silt

Usage examples:

The harbour silted up many years ago.

Siltstone

ˈsɪltstəʊn

Meanings of Siltstone:

noun

Fine-grained sedimentary rock consisting of consolidated silt.

Usage examples:

Reddish-brown siltstone and fine-grained sandstone of the organ rock tongue form the lower slopes o…

Meanings of Silurian:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the third period of the palaeozoic era, between the ordovician and devonian periods.

Usage examples:

Silurian fossils of this plant have been found in australia
noun

The third period of the palaeozoic era, between the ordovician and devonian periods, or the system of rocks deposited during it.

Usage examples:

The earliest arachnids turn up in the silurian

Siluroid

sɪˈljʊərɔɪd

Meanings of Siluroid:

noun

A fish of an order (siluriformes) that comprises the catfishes.

Usage examples:

Large channel siluroids that feed on the characins are the second group of prized fish.
adjective

A fish of an order ( siluriformes ) that comprises the catfishes.

Siluroids

sɪˈljʊərɔɪd

Meanings of Siluroids:

noun

A fish of an order ( siluriformes ) that comprises the catfishes.

adjective

Relating to the siluroids.

Usage examples:

Large siluroid fish are caught using a wooden double hook, the design of which is unique to south a…

Silvan

ˈsɪlv(ə)n

Meanings of Silvan:

adjective

Consisting of or associated with woods; wooded.

Usage examples:

A sylvan glade

Meanings of Silvanus:

proper noun

An italian woodland deity identified with pan.

Silver

ˈsɪl.vər

Meanings of Silver:

noun

A precious shiny greyish-white metal, the chemical element of atomic number 47.

Usage examples:

Beryllium, calcium, silver and antimony have no appreciable effect on mechanical properties.
adjective

Made of or coloured like silver.

Usage examples:

A silver necklace
verb

Short for silver medal.

Usage examples:

She won three silvers

Meanings of Silver bullet:

noun

A simple solution to a complicated problem

Usage examples:

There was no silver bullet that could have prevented the atrocities.

Silver lining

ˌsɪl.və ˈlaɪ.nɪŋ

Meanings of Silver lining:

idiom

A positive aspect of a difficult situation

noun

An advantage that comes from a difficult or unpleasant situation

Usage examples:

When things look black, there's always a silver lining., the injury had a silver lining: it enabled…

Meanings of Silver-medal:

noun

A disk-shaped prize made of or covered with silver, given to a person or team that is second in a competition

Silver-plate

ˌsɪl.və ˈpleɪt

Meanings of Silver-plate:

noun

Metal with a thin covering of silver

Usage examples:

Most experts will be able to tell the difference between solid silver and silver plate just by hand…

Meanings of Silver-spoon:

idiom

To have a high social position and be rich from birth

Silver-tongued

ˌsɪl.vəˈtʌŋd

Meanings of Silver-tongued:

adjective

If you are silver-tongued, you are good at persuading people to do things.

Silverback

ˈsɪl.və.bæk

Meanings of Silverback:

noun

A mature male mountain gorilla, which is distinguished by an area of white or silvery hair across the back and is the dominant member of its social group.

Usage examples:

Then another gorilla shows up below her, this one a silverback, or mature male, that appears to wei…

Silverberries

ˈsɪlvəbɛri

Meanings of Silverberries:

noun

A north american shrub related to the oleaster, with red-brown stems and silvery leaves, flowers, and berries.

Usage examples:

If you are unfamiliar with the silverberry, you may walk right by it, wondering at the mysterious s…

Silverberry

ˈsɪlvəbɛri

Meanings of Silverberry:

noun

A north american shrub related to the oleaster, with red-brown stems and silvery leaves, flowers, and berries.

Usage examples:

If you are unfamiliar with the silverberry, you may walk right by it, wondering at the mysterious s…

Meanings of Silvered:

adjective

Coated or plated with silver.

Usage examples:

Large silvered candlesticks
verb

Coat or plate with silver.

Usage examples:

He admitted silvering the coins

Meanings of Silvereye:

noun

An australasian songbird of the white-eye family, with mainly greenish plumage and a white ring round the eye.

Usage examples:

Bellbird, yellow-breasted tit, fantail, grey warbler and silvereye were common in all the forests a…

Meanings of Silverfish:

noun

A silvery bristletail that lives in houses and other buildings, chiefly nocturnal and feeding on starchy materials.

Usage examples:

Ants and insects including silverfish, woolly bears, earwigs and spiders can be tackled with produc…

Meanings of Silverfishes:

noun

A silvery bristletail that lives in houses and other buildings, chiefly nocturnal and feeding on starchy materials.

Usage examples:

Ants and insects including silverfish, woolly bears, earwigs and spiders can be tackled with produc…

Plural of silverfish

Silveriest

ˈsɪl.vər.i

Meanings of Silveriest:

adjective

Like silver

Usage examples:

The grass was silvery with frost., we were woken early by the peal of silvery bells.

Meanings of Silverleaf:

noun

A fungal disease of ornamental and fruit trees, especially plum trees, resulting in silvery discoloration of the leaves.

Silvern

ˈsɪlv(ə)n

Meanings of Silvern:

adjective

Made of or coloured silver.

Usage examples:

Yet countervailing this is a kind of silvern charm the moment he talks.

Silverpoint

ˈsɪlvəpɔɪnt

Meanings of Silverpoint:

noun

The art of drawing with a silver-pointed instrument on paper prepared with a coating of powdered bone or zinc white, creating a fine indelible line composed of metal fragments.

Usage examples:

I've experimented with a broad range of media, including watercolor, silverpoint, etching, silkscre…

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