Definition of silver-toned in English:

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1Silver in colour or shade: silver-toned metal
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  • From Christian Dior, these silver wrap-around sunglasses are crafted from silver-toned metal with graduated gray lenses.
  • Available today is a variety of more ornate, silver-toned frames, including carved mouldings and wide, layered-look framing.
  • His trainer was trotting through the backstretch, which, in that weather, gave the impression of a silver-toned daguerreotype from the course's opening in 1863.
2Clear and melodious: his silver-toned tenor
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  • He had a head for the law and a silver-toned voice for the jury.
  • The Bavarian State Opera production boasts one of the finest trios of Rosenkavalier ladies in Gwyneth Jones, Brigitte Fassbaender and the incomparably silver-toned Lucia Popp.
  • She has been praised by Opera News for her “delectably rich, silver-toned mezzo-soprano, with a beautiful sense of line and effortless rapid runs”.

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