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Silvery

silvery

1. Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright. All the enameled race, whose silvery wing waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. (pope)

2. Besprinkled or covered with silver.

3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.

(Science: chemistry) Silvery iron, a peculiar light-gray fine-grained cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.


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Re: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods

Cephalopods are so interesting. I found this paper Cuttlefish use polarization sensitivity in predation on silvery fish Original Research Article, Vision Research , Volume 40, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 71-75 Nadav Shashar, Roland Hagan, Jean G. Boal, Roger T. Hanlon "Cephalopods ...

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by rattusnorvegicus
Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods
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interesting cat

... of the Russian Blue is a short, dense coat of an even, bright blue color with each hair dipped in silver. This silver tipping gives the Russian a silvery sheen and lustrous appearance that can best be appreciated in natural light. Russian Blues come in only one color, blue, and one coat length, ...

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by Miyis
Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:54 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: interesting cat
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Views: 15602

The Fiber Disease

... starting tonight and my hair sounds as what your description of standing on end, appears to be like only I will at times get the patches of white/silvery/blue tinted areas and usually along the crown and around ear area. Feels like wires, at times and I want to yank em all out cuz they just drive ...

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by Deena
Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5428613

Name game

White-footed Tamarin (Other Names: Mico Tistis, Silvery-brown Bare-face Tamarin, Tamarin à Pieds Blancs, Tamarín de Manos Blancas, Titi, Titi Gris, Weißfußaffe) S aguinus leucopu s http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/av/images/images/img3732.gif

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by sachin
Fri Dec 29, 2006 6:29 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name game
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Views: 170560

The Fiber Disease

... copper, he saw that copper deposits showed up only after the threads had dried. Retaining their sinewy, fiberglass feel, the threads took on a silvery, blackish, or greenish hue. (aren’t these fibers typically different colors?) Further clues to the cell walls' properties. Whereas one iron ...

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by Livvie
Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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