Definition of silver paper in English:

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silver paper

Pronunciation: /ˈsilvər ˈpāpər/

noun

1chiefly British Foil made of aluminum or other silver-colored metal.
Example sentences
  • In those far off days I used bits of bird feather, rabbit fur and silver paper wrapped around a hook.
  • Louise began experimenting with different materials in an attempt to bring the outdoors inside, graduating from silver paper to specialist hobby paints.
  • But I didn't expect him to give me a rectangular box wrapped in silver paper with a card reading the name Keith.
2 archaic Fine white tissue paper.
Example sentences
  • There is a tariff on papers known commercially as copying paper, filtering paper, silver paper, and tissue paper.

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Syllabification: sil·ver pa·per

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