Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In chem., the symbol for silver.
  • Assimilated form of Latin ad- before g. See ad-.
  • noun In astronomy, an abbreviation of Argentine General Catalogue (of stars).

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  • noun chemistry Symbol for silver.
  • abbreviation August
  • abbreviation Alternative spelling of Ag..

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  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin argentum, silver; see argent.]

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From Latin argentum ("silver").

Examples

  • Silver | Ag | 107.93 | 10.5 | 960° | Ag_ {2} O | AgO

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • I continued cutting myself and also walked on fire a ritual called Ag Ka Matam.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • I rarely use this lens as I shoot very close , my favorite was 20mm that got destroyed like most of my lenses as I walked with my camera on fire during Moharam , a ritual called Ag Ka Matam.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • I rarely use this lens as I shoot very close , my favorite was 20mm that got destroyed like most of my lenses as I walked with my camera on fire during Moharam , a ritual called Ag Ka Matam.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The so-called Ag Jobs Amendment, which as you have also heard on this broadcast many times before, a key part of congressional efforts to give amnesty to million Americans.

    CNN Transcript Dec 14, 2007

  • DOBBS: A reminder now to vote in tonight's poll on a proposal that would give legal status to as many as a million illegal aliens in this country, the so-called Ag-jobs Bill.

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2005

  • One bill, called Ag Jobs, would allow 860,000 illegal alien farm workers plus their families to first apply for temporary residency and eventually citizenship.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2004

  • It was besieged for ten years by a vast army of the Greeks (natives of Greece or Hel'las) under one of their kings called Ag-a-mem'non.

    Story of Aeneas

  • To assure Americans that food is safe, abundant and affordable, farmers can use their voices and faces to fight the label "Big Ag," Alliance leaders say.

    NYT > Home Page

  • An old Persian merchant, called the Agâ, still resided at Sardhana, to whom I knew that one of the slave girls belonged.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

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