Definition of Silvering

1. 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; as, the silvering of a glass speculum.



Definition of Silvering

1. Verb. (present participle of silver) ¹

2. Noun. The process of coating a surface with a thin layer of silver (or a similar metal), especially so as to form a mirror ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Silvering

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Medical Definition of Silvering

1. 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; as, the silvering of a glass speculum. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silvering

silverbush
silvered
silverer
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silvereye
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silverfin
silverfins
silverfish
silverfishes
silverier
silveriest
silverily
silveriness
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silvering (current term)
silverings
silverish
silverization
silverize
silverized
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silverleaf nightshade
silverless
silverlike
silverling
silverlings
silverly
silvern

Literary usage of Silvering

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1. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1844)
"silvering is the art of covering the surfaces of bodies with a thin film of sura. When silver leaf is to be applied, the methods prescribed for gold leaf ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"silvering AND PLATING. an Objects made of copper or of brass, bronze, German silver, or similar alloy are frequently silvered to give a bright and permanent ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"Mr. Drayton some years ago proposed to apply this operation to the silvering of mirrors upon a large sc.ilf, as the coating adapts itself not only to flat ..."

4. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"Adrielle's Process of silvering Metals. Dissolve Щ ounces of silver in double that quantity of nitric acid. Next dissolve 2 pounds of cyanide of potassium ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1864)
"silvering may be effected either by the wet or by the dry method. The wet method is usually adopted for such purposes as the silvering of thermometer scales ..."

6. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"For silvering buttons there is used a paste of 48 parts sodium chloride, 48 parts zinc ... For silvering in the cold the cleaned surface of the metal to be ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1860)
"... silvering liquid, and to about 100° F., at which temperature it is maintained or three hours : the liquid is then decanted, and may be loved for ..."

8. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"The silvering shows very beautifully the vacuolation of the cell protoplasm, ... The silvering also shows that intercellular protoplasmic bridges, ..."

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