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silver

US [ˈsɪlvər]
UK [ˈsɪlvə(r)]
  • n.银;银色;银器;银白色
  • v.给…镀(或包)银;给…镀(或包)似银的物质;使具有银色光泽
  • adj.银色的;银白色的;银灰色的
  • Web白银;银子
Plural Form:silvers  
Silver
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n.
1.
[u]
a chemical element. Silver is a greyish-white precious metal used for making coins, jewellery, decorative objects, etc.
a silver chain
银链
made of solid silver
纯银制造
a silver mine
银矿
2.
[u]
银币(银或似银金属制成的硬币)coins that are made of silver or a metal that looks like silver
I need £2 in silver for the parking meter.
我需要在停车收费器里投 2 英镑银币。
3.
[u]
银器dishes, decorative objects, etc. that are made of silver
They've had to sell the family silver to pay the bills.
他们不得已卖掉家传的银器去支付账单。
4.
[u]
银色;银白色;银灰色a shiny greyish-white colour
IDM
These rich kids expect to have it all handed to them on a silver platter.
这些富家子弟指望一切都有人拱手送上。
on a silver platter
无须费劲;唾手可得if you are given sthon a silver platter , you do not have to do much to get it
These rich kids expect to have it all handed to them on a silver platter.
这些富家子弟指望一切都有人拱手送上。
adj.
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silvery
1.
银色的;银白色的;银灰色的shiny greyish-white in colour
a silver car
银灰色汽车
silver hair
银发
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth
给…镀(或包)银;给…镀(或包)似银的物质to cover the surface of sth with a thin layer of silver or sth that looks like silver
2.
~ sth
使具有银色光泽;使变成银色to make sth become bright like silver
Moonlight was silvering the countryside.
月光下的乡村泛着银光。

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