silent

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Definizione monolingua silent


silent


Verb

silent


  1. third-person plural present indicative of siler
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of siler
Noun

silent (plural silents)


  1. (uncountable) That which is silent; a time of silence.
    • The silent of the night. Shakespeare
  2. A silent movie
    • 2007 August 12, Woody Allen, “The Man Who Asked Hard Questions”, New York Times:
      All kinds, silents and talkies.
Adjective

silent (comparative silenter or more silent, superlative silentest or most silent)


  1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.
    • 1604, William Shakespeare, Othello, act 5, sc. 1:
      How silent is this town!
    • 1825, Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, The Works of Samuel Johnson, Talboys and Wheeler, page 52:
      What was formerly performed by fleets and armies, by invasions, sieges, and battles, has been of late accomplished by more silent methods.
    • 1906, William Dean Howells and Sidney Dillon Ripley, Certain Delightful English Towns: With Glimpses of the Pleasant Country Between, Harper & Brothers, page 152:
      The voice of the auctioneer is slow and low [...]; after a pause, which seems no silenter than the rest of the transaction, he ceases to repeat the bids, and his fish, in the measure of a bushel or so, have gone for a matter of three shillings.
  2. Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.
    • Ulysses, adds he, was the most eloquent and most silent of men. Broome.
    • This new-created world, whereof in hell Fame is not silent. John Milton.
  3. Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent. Parnell. Sir W. Raleigh.
  4. (pronunciation) Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, ""e is silent in fable.""
  5. Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.
    • Cause ... silent, virtueless, and dead. Sir Walter Raleigh.
  6. (technology) Without audio capability.
    The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.
  7. Hidden, unseen, as a silent voter or silent partner.


Definizione italiano>inglese silent

silenzioso
calma
calmo
equilibrato
inattivo
muto
pacifico
quieto
silente
silenziosa
sommesso
stupido
tacito
taciturno
tranquillo
zitto

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


silenzioso |calma |calmo |equilibrato |inattivo |muto |pacifico |quieto |silente |silenziosa |sommesso |stupido |tacito |taciturno |tranquillo |zitto |


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