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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Plate with a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal

Usage examples (32)
  • My idea is that we can silver-plate it to hide the fact that it is made of iron.
  • Here he found Eskimos with pieces of silver-plate bearing the crest and initials of Sir John Franklin and some of his officers.
  • By that standard, Fanciulli was one of the greats, having been immortalized in a trading-card equivalent, the silver-plate souvenir spoon.
  • On the lid of the box was a silver-plate engraving. for more
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