• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Silver-bath (phot.) a solution of silver-nitrate for sensitising collodion-plates for printing
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. silfer, seolfor; Ice. silfr, Ger. silber.


In literature:

And above us, bathed, shrouded, swimming in silver light, was the Parthenon.
"As Seen By Me" by Lilian Bell
His bathing-vessels of pure gold; his sepulchre also entire gold, those of his predecessors being only half gold half silver.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX." by Robert Kerr
Is it true that you have silver baths, and that Gauteron painted the walls of your dining salon?
"The Great Prince Shan" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The bath was all ready for them now, crystal clear with the jolly sunbeams dancing on its silver disk.
"What Two Children Did" by Charlotte E. Chittenden
A gorgeous moonlight is bathing the Jersey coast in sparkling silver.
"The Deserter" by Charles King
Then she bathed herself in a crystal waterfall, and put on her coat of silver cloth, and hastened away to the ball.
"English Fairy Tales" by Flora Annie Steel
A moon of unusual splendor bathed the wet forest in a silver dew.
"The Young Trailers" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The near-by brook, as of yore, sparkled like silver coin, and the landscape was bathed in mellow light.
"Pocket Island" by Charles Clark Munn
Some of the tiny islands, from sources hidden were bathed in bright silver.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
They are then taken out of the bath, rebrushed, and the process continued till a sufficiency of silver is deposited.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
The amount of silver on the spoon depends upon the length of time it remains in the bath.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
A slender arc of silver hung above the trees, bathing the fields in mystic splendor.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
A little silver solution added to the gilding bath causes the deposit to assume a pale yellow tint.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
The bath, which was fitted for hot and cold water, was made of solid silver.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II" by James H. Mapleson
Again I saw the silver bath descending from the ceiling and heard the loud explosion of Rolston's pistol.
"The City in the Clouds" by C. Ranger Gull
The first nitrate of silver bath used by Scott Archer in his discovery of the collodion process, 1850.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
He did not bring a silver foot-bath from heaven to carry about with him.
"The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire" by T. R. Glover
The stars were out, and a great silver moon bathed half the skies in its white glory.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
How long will it take to deposit 20 g. of silver in an electroplating bath if a current of 20 amperes is used?
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
And the real dawn was approaching also, the true Aurora, ever fresh and pure, bathed in her silver dews.
"Wenderholme" by Philip Gilbert Hamerton

In poetry:

Lo! while I spake it, with a crimson hue
The dipping sun endowed that silver flood,
And all the cliffs flushed red, and up she flew,
The bird, as mad to bathe in airy blood.
"Songs of the Voices of Birds: A Raven in a White Chine" by Jean Ingelow
The moon shone bright one cloudless night,
The earth was bathed in silver light.
I strolled along, quite tired of life,
I longed to rid myself of strife.
In vain I struggled to forget,
Oh, how I loathed the day we met.
"Imogene" by Eloise Alberta Bibb

In news:

We were in the old silver truck, dripping wet in bathing suits, three on a bench seat, ready to pull out and leave the park Sunday.
Biederlack of America has brought out a range of products in bedding and bath employing the X-Static silver fiber system, which is anti-microbial, eliminates odor, and regulates temperature.