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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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Powis Castle is a bushy plant with fine-textured, silvery gray foliage that grows 2 to 3 feet tall and wide.
Both flower in May and June but their shiny silvery leaves are useful for lightening up shady spots, even in the depths of winter.
And perhaps that's most readily apparent in the plight of the Rio Grande silvery minnow, an endangered species that hangs on in a mere vestige of its once-expansive range.
Silvery Tweed Cereals is family owned and managed, a status it has maintained throughout its 172 years in business.
Organized by Association Athletics Association (BAA), the tourney took place at Bahrain National Stadium wherein Al Busaiteen has won 14 assorted medals, including 8 golden, two silvery and four bronze medals.
The 3,607m sq exhibit is part of Islands, the UK's biggest ever zoological development, and will provide a new playground for the zoo's group of seven Sumatran orangutans and three silvery gibbons - including a 12-day-old newborn.
Tulip sprengeri | |Grasses - silvery blue ones such as festuca glauca, koeleria glauca and helictotrichon, feathery stipa tenuissima and the ornamental pennisetums with their bottlebrush plumes
BERWICKSHIRE CEREAL PROCESSOR AND BAKERY INGREDIENTS SUPPLIER, Silvery Tweed Cereals 01289 307419 has increased its new product development capabilities and service with the appointment of an experienced NPD manager.
Silvery hair and severe dysfunction of the central nervous system (Neuroectodermal melanolysosomal disease or Elejalde Syndrome) characterize this rare autosomal recessive syndrome.
Her first book release,"A Silvery Moment," 48 haiku style contemplations, was created during meditative states, mostly in nature.
A dark silvery substance that forced dozens of Indiana beach swimmers off Lake Michigan out of the water has mysteriously vanished.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that silvery fish such as herring, sardine and sprat have evolved special skin that gets around a basic law of physics