sterling silver

sterling silver
sterling silver ˌsterling ˈsilver noun [uncountable]
silver that has 925 or more pure silver parts in every 1,000 parts

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  • Sterling silver — is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, usually copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925. Fine silver (99.9% pure) is generally too soft for producing large functional… …   Wikipedia

  • sterling silver — ► NOUN ▪ silver of at least 921 / 4 per cent purity …   English terms dictionary

  • Sterling silver — Серебро установленной пробы, содержащее, по крайней мере, 92,5 % Ag, оставшаяся часть обычно является медью Используется при изготовлении столовых приборов и ювелирных украшений. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П.… …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • sterling silver — noun a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper • Hypernyms: ↑alloy, ↑metal • Substance Meronyms: ↑silver, ↑Ag, ↑atomic number 47 * * * ˌsterling ˈsilver f9 [sterling silver …   Useful english dictionary

  • sterling silver — noun a) An alloy containing not less than 92.5 percent of silver, the remainder usually being copper. b) Sterling silver articles collectively …   Wiktionary

  • sterling silver — /ˌstɜ:lɪŋ sɪlvə/ noun an official quality of silver for use in articles made and sold (it is 92.5% pure silver) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • sterling silver — 92% silver, 8% copper …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • sterling silver — noun silver of at least 92 1/4 per cent purity …   English new terms dictionary

  • sterling silver — ➡ hallmarks * * * …   Universalium

  • Argentium sterling silver — is a modern sterling silver alloy which modifies the traditional sterling silver alloy (92.5% silver + 7.5% copper) by replacing some of the copper with the metalloid germanium.Argentium Silver is the result of research by Peter Johns at the… …   Wikipedia

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