A malleable, ductile, white metal with characteristic sheen, considered a precious metal. As a pure metal, silver is second to gold in malleability and ductility, can be polished to a highly reflective surface, and was used, typically in an alloy, to make book fastenings and furniture on more expensive bindings, as well as in jewelry, coinage, mirrors, tableware, etc.
edelt hvit- el. gråligglinsende metall
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