It is a silvery white metal which burns on heating in air.
His gaze fell to the silvery ring the man before him wore.
When the tree is young the bark is of a silvery grey, but gets rough with age.
Another very distinct group with silvery foliage - the crustaceous group - contains some of our choicest Alpines.
The whole effect of the grim castle, the silvery stream and the verdant woods makes one of the most striking scenes in Belgium.
Its colours are beautiful, pink and red with a silvery gloss; but the male as it grows old takes on a singular deformity of the head, with a swelling in the shape of a monstrous human-like nose.
Magnesium is a silvery white metal possessing a high lustre.
The colouring of the steppe changes as if by magic, and only the silvery plumes of the steppe-grass (Stipa pennata) wave in the wind, tinting the steppe a bright yellow.
Pure potassium is a silvery white metal tinged with blue; but on exposure to air it at once forms a film of oxide, and on prolonged exposure deliquesces into a solution of hydrate and carbonate.
It was dark in the room especially where they were sitting on the sofa, but through the big windows the silvery light of the full moon fell on the floor.
Prematurely born at Buda on the ist of July 1506, it required all the resources of medical science to keep the sickly child alive, yet he developed so precociously that at the age of thirteen he was well bearded and moustached, while at eighteen his hair was silvery white.
silvery gray with darker stripes.
Lunaria biennis (Honesty): hardy, 2 to 3 ft., purple; the silvery dissepiment attractive among everlastings.
aegyptiaca, ft., silvery leaves and yellow flowers; A.
Clavennae, 6 in., with silvery leaves and pure white flowers.
C. babylonica, 5 to 7 ft., has winged stems, silvery leaves, and yellow flower-heads from June to September; C. montana, 3 ft., deep bright blue or white.
high, above which towards autumn rise the bold dense silvery plumes of the inflorescence.
Antimony is a silvery white, crystalline, brittle metal, and has a high lustre.
The flat leaves are arranged in two regular, distinct rows; they are deep green above, but beneath have two broad white lines, which, as the foliage in large trees has a tendency to curl upwards, give it a silvery appearance from below.
In every direction can be seen luxuriant valleys through which rivers thread their silvery way, wild chasms, magnificent waterfalls - that of Maletsunyane has an unbroken leap of over 600 f t.
Between these two chains are round hills consisting of lavas or sometimes of volcanic tuffs, covered with the long silvery grass which also clothes vast prairies in Java and Sumatra.
every branch and leaf is lighted up with a silvery lustre of indescribable beauty....
The general colour of the upper parts and sides of the adult is a tawny yellowish brown, sometimes having a grey or silvery shade, but in some cases dark or inclining to red; and upon these and other differences, which are probably constant locally, a number of sub-species have been named.
C. atlantica, the Atlas cedar, has shorter and denser leaves than C. Libani; the leaves are glaucous, sometimes of a silvery whiteness, and the cones smaller than in the other two forms; its wood also is hard, and more rapid in growth than is that of the ordinary cedar.
3 This little bird, which is about the size of the linnet, has the head and back silvery blue, and the rest of the plumage chocolate red-brown.
But after proper treatmenti the former develops a glossy black patina with violet sheen, and the latter shows beautiful shades of grey with silvery lustre.
rosmarinifolia is remarkable for its very narrow leaves - purplish above, silvery beneath.
Metallic sodium possesses a silvery lustre, but on exposure to moist air the surface is rapidly dulled by a layer of the hydroxide.
so) of a silvery grey colour, which Sir Thomas Wardle of Leek, who devoted a great amount of attention to the wild-silk question, succeeded in reeling.
Fox, Cross.-Size 20X7 in., are about as large as the silver and generally have a pale yellowish or orange tone with some silvery points and a darkish cross marking on the shoulders.
Top hair black to silvery, 3 in.
The ordinary colour of aurora is white, usually with a distinct yellow tint in the brighter forms, but silvery white when the light is faint.
In bulk, the metal has a silvery white lustre and takes a high polish.
The faint silvery warblings were heard over the partially bare and moist fields from the bluebird, the song sparrow, and the red-wing, as if the last flakes of winter tinkled as they fell!
Just before the window was a row of pollard trees, looking black on one side and with a silvery light on the other.
The silvery moon above was bright, and she admired what she thought might be her last vision of the star-speckled night sky.
umbellata, 8 in., silvery leaves and white flowers; and A.
From its rugged silvery bark and dark-green foliage, it is a handsome tree, quite hardy in Cornwall and Devonshire, where it has grown to a large size.
It is preyed upon by the larger predaceous fishes of fresh waters, and owing to its silvery appearance is a favourite bait in pikefishing.
Thebaine forms silvery plates, melting at 193°.
Albinos seem to be rather common; and as in other fishes (for instance, the tench, carp, eel, flounder), the colour of most of these albinos is a bright orange or golden yellow; occasionally even this shade of colour is lost, the fish being more or less pure white or silvery.
Rhyn turned to peer at her through silvery eyes, flicking his tail in impatience.
cloudless blue he saw three silvery objects moving in a V formation.
The Dulciana is unexpectedly lovely, a silvery, gentle diapason.
distinguished from glasswort because its conventional leaves have a silvery sheen.
enticew ' our fathers ' might have helped the weather, which only allowed us enticing glimpses of silvery views to the west.
flaky, crusty patches covered with silvery scales, which are shed easily.
To catch the garfish, the best method is to trot a strip of silvery fish under a float.
greylors range from dark brown to dark silvery gray with large, opalescent eyes.
The upper limit of the clouds can sometimes also be of a lovely blue color intermingled with streaks of silvery white.
After spawning, the surviving sea trout Kelts regain a silvery sheen by the following spring, when they return to the sea.
Like all animals living in the Amazon rainforest, the silvery marmosets are threatened by deforestation caused by logging and farming.
The foot muscle constantly secretes mucus which later dries to form the silvery slime trails that signal their presence.
Swaledale has been richly endowed with deposits of lead ore, principally Galena, which is Lead Sulfide, a shiny silvery gray mineral.
The wood has been supplied by James Latham and Co from a sustainable source and has been weathered to give a silvery patina.
In classical, plaque psoriasis, the lesions are well defined, raised, reddish, slightly itchy plaques covered with loose silvery scales.
radish plants are coming up in the silvery fields of New Langal Mura, a small village on a slither of an island.
sea trout Kelts regain a silvery sheen by the following spring, when they return to the sea.
secretes mucus which later dries to form the silvery slime trails that signal their presence.
Silver Somali - The base coat of this variety is silvery white giving a lustrous silver sheen.
They have no freedom, Not since you painted their fragile wings With a silvery sheen gloss.
silvery on the undersides.
silvery sheen gloss.
silvery blue, arched foliage.
The conspicuous large bracts have an almost silvery sheen.
The development of the Radiate Early radiates (produced between AD 215 and about 260) are quite silvery in appearance.
They show up brownish in this enlarged scan but as they float around they appear silvery.
The spots and finger marks disappear and the body becomes silvery in color.
The rolling clouds were whiter, too, and the waters looked more silvery than ever.
silvery in appearance while others are dark and have vivid yellow spots.
silvery in color.
silvery with a black venomous fin and spines.
sleepless eyes squeezing tight miss clouds bathed in silvery light beams.
Their faces appeared slender, their arms normal, their hands covered by silvery material.
A wintry day in the park, with bare trees against an afternoon sky of high banks of silvery gray stratus.
The gray mullet has a greenish back, with a silvery underside.
In appearance it closely resembles the roach, usually attaining a length of 8 or 9 in., with the head and back of a dusky blue colour and the sides of a shining silvery aspect, with numerous dark lines running along the course of the scales.
The spider owes its name Argyroneta or the silver swimmer to its silvery appearance as it swims about under water enveloped in air, and its power to retain an envelope of air on its sternum and abdomen depends upon the circumstance that these areas are beset with hairs which prevent the water reaching the integument; but the air retained by these hairs can be released when the spider wishes to fill its subaqueous home with that element.
Admirable results are thus produced; as when, through a medium of cerulean blue, bright goldfish and blue-backed carp appear swimming in silvery waves, or brilliantly plumaged birds seem to soar among fleecy clouds.
It is a silvery white metal which melts at 38.5Ã‚° C. and has a specific gravity of I 52.
The animal vigour and carnal enjoyment of Rubens, the refined Italianizing beauty of Vandyck, the mystery of light and gloom on Rembrandt's panels, the love of nature in Ruysdael, Cuyp and Van Hooghe, with their luminously misty skies, silvery daylight and broad expanse of landscape, the interest in common life displayed by Ter Borch, Van Steen, Douw, Ostade and Teniers, the instinct for the beauty of animals in Potter, the vast sea spaces of Vanderveldt, the grasp on reality, the acute intuition into character in portraits, the scientific study of the world and man, the robust sympathy with natural appetites, which distinguish the whole art of the Low Countries, are a direct emanation from the Renaissance.
Thebaine forms silvery plates, melting at 193Ã‚°.
Doing excellent things continually through all the 'seventies, when he was in late middle age - gaining scope in colour, having now so many notes - faithful no longer wholly to his amazing range of subtle greys, now blithe and silvery, now nobly deep - sending to the Salon great canvases, and to the few enlightened people who would buy them of him the toile or panel of most moderate size on which he best of all expressed himself - Boudin was yet not acceptable to the public or to the fashionable dealer.
Radish plants are coming up in the silvery fields of New Langal Mura, a small village on a slither of an island.
Smooth, dark brown branches that often bear spines and narrow, light green leaves that are silvery on the undersides.
It forms clumps of silvery blue, arched foliage.
The bark is smooth in the shrub 's youth, silvery gray with darker stripes.
Observation hint: The silvery bark has conspicuous black patches.
The golden gigantic sun Switches with the silvery moon.
Some pike are silvery in appearance while others are dark and have vivid yellow spots.
The appearance was quite metallic and silvery in color.
Weever fish are silvery with a black venomous fin and spines.
Weary sleepless eyes squeezing tight miss clouds bathed in silvery light beams.
There was a strange, loud whiz and a long, silvery tinkle of broken glass.
No willow branches here with their silvery blossom not even a single withered leaf to be seen not a blade of grass !
Blue Lynx - The body is icy white with silvery blue points that have darker tabby stripes running though them.
It consists of a silvery or white undercoat with black tips on the hair of the tail, back, sides, head and ears.
Silver candles, silver candle holders, silvery streams of ribbon, silver ornaments, and other objects can help your design have continuity.
The Grays: The perfect neutral set, this creates a dynamic smoky eye with its icy, silvery and dark shades.
Christening: Pink stripes laid over a silvery floral background make this design just right for a little girl's baptism layout.
Brownstone Damask- Elegant, silvery metallic scrolls layered over a steel gray background, mixed with royal purple accents on the decorative pillows make this pattern a great choice for an upscale, formal master bedroom.
A. lanata has woolly silvery leaves, and grows well in any soil not too damp.
Arctotis Grandis - A handsome kind from the Cape, with grey or silvery leaves and stems, and showy white flowers, 2 inches or more across, with a gold-banded pale mauve centre, and shaded with lilac on the outside.
Its long, silvery, deeply divided leaves and purplish flower-heads make it useful for pleasure grounds, but it may get killed in hard winters.
C. benedicta is a handsome biennial, having bold, deep green leaves, blotched and marbled with silvery white.
The Japanese Wine-berry (R. phaenicolasius) is a strong-growing Bramble, the stems of which are covered with reddish hairs, and the leaves silvery white on the under side.
"A freely-branched, small tree about 15 feet high; the stems are slender for its height, and so freely clothed with silvery green tufts of lichen that even should it never bear flowers it would be a beautiful object in any garden."
A. tomentosa has been much used as a dwarf silvery plant in the flower garden.
C. diacantha has foliage of shining green, marking with silvery lines, and the spines are ivory white.
Russia, 3 to 5 feet high, covered with a silvery down, E. ruthenicus having the flowers blue, in round heads.
The silvery and down-covered kinds do best in dry corners and fully exposed, while others, such as the large-leaved, tall-growing herbs, thrive in rich moist soil at the waterside, with some shelter from wind.
Dusty Miller (Senecio Cineraria) - A fine-leaved, half-shrubby perennial from the Mediterranean coast, where it grows from 1 1/2 to 3 feet in height, with much-cut silvery leaves and clustered heads of yellow flowers late in summer.
Senecio Greyi - A curious hardy shrub of 3 to 4 feet from New Zealand, with oval silvery leaves and loose heads of yellow flowers.
Viburnum Carlesii - A charming Japanese shrub of rather loose habit, with roundish leaves, silvery on the underside and greyish-green above from their coating of fine hairs.
Gum Seseli (Seseli) - S. gummiferum is a handsome plant, 1 1/2 to 3 feet high, with elegantly-divided leaves of a glaucous or almost silvery tone.
The silvery blue, Miss Willmott, is the best form.
Among the best are aurantiacum, with orange flowers, a good plant, but apt to spread too much in the garden; and villosum, the Shaggy Hawkweed, a handsome plant with silvery leaves and large yellow flowers.
The foliage, as graceful as a Fern, is of a deep, lustrous green, and silvery white beneath.
Honesty (Lunaria) - When well grown this old-fashioned plant, L. biennis, is beautiful, not only on account of its fragrant purple blossoms, but from the silvery flat seedpods that succeed them.
Imperata Sacchariflora - A hardy Grass, from the Amoor, with graceful foliage, forming a tuft, about 3 feet high, that throws up numerous flower-spikes, about 5 feet in height, bearing silvery plumes of flowers.
Phlomis Armeniaca - With down-covered silvery leaves and stems crowded with whorls of rosy flowers, several of which are in good condition at the same time.
The pale greenish-yellow flowers are small, not showy, but the plant is useful from its form and silvery hue for groups and edgings, growing readily in ordinary soil on the level border or on slopes of the rock garden.
A. spinosum is a silvery little bush with white flowers, and there is a pink form, A. spinosum roseum.
These are followed by soft silvery pods containing bright red seeds.
Elaeagnus Macrophylla - n evergreen species from China and Japan, has large roundish leaves, greyish above and silvery beneath.
It is quite distinct in appearance from any other hardy shrub, and is a very fine silvery evergreen, distinct in effect.
It has silvery leaves divided into a number of small leaflets, and clusters of white flowers like the Hawthorn, followed by red-brown berries.
From the centre of the tuft, and exceeding it by 2 or 3 feet, arise numerous stems, each bearing an immense loose panicle of long filamentous silvery flowers, of a rosy tint with silvery sheen.
Its broad silvery foliage makes it show in the landscape, and it is a valuable park tree.
Its allies and varieties include some beautiful trees, such as latifolia, with leaves which are broader than the type and quite as silvery.
Its leaves are large and silvery, and its delicate rose-pink flowers are in broad flat clusters.
Its very large leaves are like those of the Loquat, and are of silvery whiteness.
The various forms may roughly be divided into two groups, the one with foliage that is silvery beneath, the other having the under side of the leaf covered more or less with a reddish tomentum.
Aizoon is a dwarf silvery rock plant, 2 to 4 inches high, with Daisy-like flowers.
It is of free growth, hardy, and blooms freely in May and June from its second year, the flowers 4 inches across, rosy-crimson on first opening, fading to a silvery rose threaded with darker veins.
Apart from the brilliantly colored fruit, the silvery effect of the leaves is good where the bush thrives.
Shepherdia - A small group of American shrubs, grown for their bright silvery foliage, the flowers being inconspicuous, though one kind bears an excellent fruit.
S. argentea, the Buffalo Berry, is a taller shrub of nearly 20 feet, with thorny stems, silvery leaves, and juicy red or yellow berries, prized for jellies and preserves by the Western colonists.
S. rotundifolius is an evergreen kind with silvery leaves, from Utah.
Anthyllis Barba-Jovis - upiters Beard) is a shrubby plant of erect growth, with silvery, silky leaves and creamy-yellow flowers in spring.
It is allied to the Balsam Fir, but has shorter and more oval cones, and leaves with silvery undersides.
The bark is light grey, and the leaves a bright glossy green with silvery streaks, the cones being a purplish-brown.
The leaves are glossy green with silvery undersides, the cones large.
The densely crowded leaves are very silvery underneath, and the effect of a healthy tree good.
Silvery Sage (Perowskia Atriplicifolia) - A beautiful silver-grey half-shrubby plant of the Sage order, with a pungent odour, growing 3 to 5 feet high, with blue and white flowers in July and August.
Picea Ajanensis - The finest of the Japanese Spruces, distinguished from all others by the bluish silver tint of the young branches on the undersides, but which are upturned so that the whole tree has a silvery appearance.
The glaucous form is a handsome tree, more rapid in growth than any other silvery conifer.
There are many forms of it, a good number of which are mere monstrosities not worthy of the garden, especially the so-called golden and silvery varieties.
It has somewhat the appearance of P. orientalis in its growth, and very dark green foliage, but the leaves are larger, flat, and decidedly silvery beneath.
It is largely raised from seed in order to select from the seedlings silvery plants.
It has long deep-green leaves, silvery beneath, and bears flowers 2 inches across, which are of bright orange-yellow, with a dark centre.
The deep green leaves are cut into five leaflets, threaded by silvery ribs and veins, the effect being particularly rich in autumn when they turn a deep crimson-purple.
Nymphaea Alba James Brydon - A distinct sort with flowers of 4 to 6 inches wide, of a soft rose-crimson; petals finely rounded and curving inwards, with a paler, silvery sheen beneath, and stamens of bright orange.
They are held well above the water, shining with an almost silvery lustre in bright sunlight, and scented like a tea-rose.
Other kinds, like A. alpina and A. frigida, belong to an alpine group, which is at home in the rock garden, while there are many taller herbaceous and half-woody plants of a silvery hue, such as A.
Inspired by the elegant mysterious fairy in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, this collection reflects the beauty and silvery elegance of the fairy princess.
Psoriasis-A chronic, noncontagious skin disease that is marked by dry, scaly, and silvery patches of skin that appear in a variety of sizes and locations on the body.
However, if you have gorgeously pale skin, silvery blonde highlights or frosts will give you an ethereal effect.
For example, silvery highlights are accomplished with an initial bleaching and then a silver-tinged color application to the hair.
Choose selectively of the costume jewelry, for the main adornment of the fairy is her golden or silvery crown.
Silvery white pearls really shine against platinum or white gold, while creamy, ivory pearls work well with traditional gold.
More silvery metals like white gold or platinum tend to disappear, showing off the diamonds even more.
However, up close the platinum is a more silvery white and much heavier.
A color like red makes a bold statement, while a light silvery blue may help keep you calm on those harried mornings.
Roses: Roses are always a favorite, but they look especially nice when accompanied by a dragonfly with silvery wings.
Some beans even have the slip skin attached to them, particularly beans from Brazil which contain a silvery brown skin called a 'fox skin.'
The entire look then flows upwards into a silvery concoction of very short shorts.
Psoriasis usually looks like a silvery, scaly rash with red underneath.
Psoriasis produces silvery scales on the skin, while eczema is usually red and inflamed.
Psoriasis is a common skin disorder where red skin is covered with silvery scales and patches of red that itch or burn.
Early stretch marks are red to purple in color, and they eventually turn white and silvery.
Stretch marks, which first appear as red or purple lines, gradually fade to silvery or white as time goes by.
Now you could represent a nice silvery shade by using the hex code C0C0C0, instead of working with other numbers.
Indian are light brown and reddish, those from the Cape are dark grey and rather silvery.
The most valuable are the darkest from Yakutsk in Siberia, particularly those that have silvery hairs evenly distributed over the skin.
The Amur skins are paler, but often of a pretty bluish stony tone with many frequently interspersed silvery hairs.
The usual colour of the adult is yellowish-brown, but it may vary from a deep red or chestnut brown to an almost silvery grey.
The coat is long and soft, pale silvery grey or light buff in hue, marked with black on the chest and upper parts of the limbs, with transverse stripes on the loins and rings on the tail of the same hue.
It is a silvery white metal which melts at 38.5° C. and has a specific gravity of I 52.
It was probably the, uayvijrts XLOos of Theophrastus, described as a stone of silvery lustre, easily Scotland under Henry VIII.
Both, like the majority of herrings, are greenish on the back and silvery on the sides, but they are distinguished from the other European species Clupea by the presence of a large blackish blotch behind the gill-opening, which is succeeded by a series of several other similar spots along the middle of the side of the body.
The body generally is covered with soft hair - light olive-brown above and silvery grey beneath - and the chin is furnished underneath with a small pointed yellow beard.
It is a soft, silvery 1 Mommsen in C.I.L.
His hair, originally dark, became, in his later years, silvery white, and its wavy locks combined with those of his flowing beard to give him that leonine appearance so familiar through his later portraits.
Arsenides, Arsenites, &c. - Several iron arsenides occur as minerals; lolingite, FeAs 2, forms silvery rhombic prisms; mispickel or arsenical pyrites, Fe2AsS2, is an important commercial source of arsenic. A basic ferric arsenite, 4Fe2O3 As2O3.5H 2 O, is obtained as a flocculent brown precipitate by adding an arsenite to ferric acetate, or by shaking freshly prepared ferric hydrate with a solution of arsenious oxide.
silvery bark has conspicuous black patches.
It is found in European streams, and is caught by anglers, being also a favourite in aquariums. The well-known and important industry of "Essence Orientale" and artificial pearls, carried on in France and Germany with the crystalline silvery colouring matter of the bleak, was introduced from China about the middle of the 17th century.
regalis has very white, silvery leaves.
The even silvery sorts are highly esteemed, and the fur is one of the most effective and precious.
The smaller and young sea otters of a grey or brown colour are of small value compared to the large dark and silvery ones.
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