Translation of "silver" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈsɪl·vər/ us /ˈsɪl·vər/

A2 a valuable, shiny, grey-white metal used to make jewellery

silver and gold
adjective uk /ˈsɪl·vər/ us /ˈsɪl·vər/

A2 made of silver

de plata
a silver necklace

A2 being the colour of silver

a silver sports car

(Translation of “silver” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsilvə/

(chemistry ) (symbol Ag) an element, a precious grey/gray metal which is used in making jewellery/jewelry, ornaments etc

The tray was made of solid silver.

anything made of, or looking like, silver especially knives, forks, spoons etc

Burglars broke into the house and stole all our silver.
silvery adjective

like silver, especially in colour/color

Her silvery hair was perfectly groomed.
silver foil noun ( silver paper)

a common type of wrapping material, made of metal and having a silvery appearance

papel de plata
Chocolate bars are sold wrapped in silver paper.

(Translation of “silver” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)