Silver

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ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings Actinidia polygama , silver vine , silvervine
silver-white malleable metal aluminum
alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams amalgam , dental amalgam
any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes argentine
valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S) argentite
covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm argyle , argyll
rare steel-grey mineral consisting of silver and germanium and sulfur argyrodite
antiseptic consisting of a compound of protein and silver (trade name Argyrol) Argyrol , mild silver protein
low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem Argyroxiphium sandwicense , silversword
silver-white or grey ore of arsenic arsenopyrite , mispickel
silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands Artemisia filifolia , sand sage , silvery wormwood
light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine) atomic number 12 , magnesium , Mg
light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite atomic number 19 , K , potassium
heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood atomic number 26 , Fe , iron
hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition atomic number 27 , Co , cobalt
soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals atomic number 3 , Li , lithium
soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite atomic number 38 , Sr , strontium
silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry atomic number 46 , palladium , Pd
brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold atomic number 52 , Te , tellurium
soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal atomic number 55 , caesium , cesium , Cs
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