sterling silver


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sterling silver

n.
1. An alloy of 92.5 percent silver with copper or another metal.
2. Objects made of this alloy.
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sterling silver

n
1. (Metallurgy) an alloy containing not less than 92.5 per cent of silver, the remainder usually being copper
2. (Metallurgy) sterling-silver articles collectively
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ster·ling silver

(stûr′lĭng)
See under silver.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sterling silver - a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% coppersterling silver - a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
Ag, atomic number 47, silver - 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
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Translations

sterling silver

nSterlingsilber nt
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