from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of silver.
- n. The process of coating a surface with a thin layer of silver (or a similar metal), especially so as to form a mirror
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or process of covering metals, wood, paper, glass, etc., with a thin film of metallic silver, or a substance resembling silver; also, the firm do laid on.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or practice of covering anything with silver, or with a bright-shining white surface like that of silver; also, a sensitizing with a salt of silver, as in photography.
- n. Silver or plating laid on any surface.
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Rated voltage, power rating in watt and/or luminous flux in lumen, type of base and bulb and/or special wishes such as silvering, colour or ornament glass.
The tinning or "silvering" process is next in order.
The undersigned begs to intimate that he has just received an assortment of Plate-glass and material for silvering Looking-glasses.
The Rattler dropped anchor in Port Melbourne in January 1852, and it seems most likely that this was the origin of the shipment of glass and silvering material, and not the manufacturer.
Here in the deepest, darkest corners, the roots are spreading, fine threads silvering the soil, a delicate macrame of pale tendrils and wet earth.
"Half the battle is making sure that your base is not just silvering," said the art adviser Lowell Pettit of Pettit Art Partners.
When he takes the hat off it reveals the last of his trim silvering hair receding above the leathery corrugations of his forehead, and brushed precisely flat.
The silvering on her dressing table mirror has frittered edges, making Connie's pale, freckled face appear in the glass like a vignette.
'Shall we turn?' said Uriah, by and by wheeling me face about towards the town, on which the early moon was now shining, silvering the distant windows.
We watched the remainder of this pod of pilot whales begin to flow against the net, their backs silvering in the long sun.