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If you dip a gold ring or a sovereign into quicksilver, it will be silvered by it, and the silvering will not come off.
Then mix both liquids together in the silvering vessel and suspend the glass to be silvered face downwards in the solution.
The silvering being finished, the sheets are dipped along two parallel edges in 75 per cent nitric acid.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
And here and there, silvering the bushes, the elder offered its snowy tribute to the summer.
EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Presently through the trees they saw the moonlight silvering the placid water.
A thin crescent moon was out, silvering the river and the trees.
THE FIREFLY OF FRANCEMARION POLK ANGELLOTTI
It is chiefly used in the extraction of gold and silver from their ores (amalgamation); for silvering mirrors, &c.
Bakkus laughed, passing his hand over his silvering locks; but Elodie looked very serious.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A tiny moon glittered sparkling overhead, and silvering the snowy ground.
The silvering of plane mirrors consists in applying a layer of tin-foil alloyed with mercury to their posterior surface.

WORD OF THE DAY

pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION