Bedeutung von “silence” — Learner’s Dictionary

silence

noun us uk /ˈsaɪləns/
Extra Examples
The silence was broken by a sudden knock at the door.We waited in silence as the votes were counted.We all sat in silence, transfixed by what we saw on the screen.There was an eerie silence as we walked into the room.They played the game in virtual silence.
NO SOUND [ U ]

B1 If there is silence, there is no sound:

The three men ate in silence.
No sound broke the silence of the wintry landscape.
NO TALKING [ U ]

a situation in which someone says nothing about a particular subject:

She ended her silence yesterday and spoke to a TV reporter about the affair.
PERIOD OF TIME [ C ]

B2 a period of time when there is no sound or no talking:

an awkward/embarrassed silence
There was a short silence while she thought about it.

(Definition von “silence noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)