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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or containing silver.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing silver in chemical combination. See argentous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, silver; -- said of certain compounds of silver in which this metal has its lowest proportion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to or containing silver.
  • adjective chemistry Of certain compounds, containing silver in a lower proportion than in argentous compounds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to compounds in which silver is bivalent

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