7 letter word starting with sil

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
silence noun The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness., Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity; muteness., Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence., The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumilt; calmness; quiest; as, the elements were reduced to silence., Absence of mention; oblivion., Be silent; — used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence., To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush., To put to rest; to quiet., To restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or the like, especially from the act of preaching; as, to silence a minister of the gospel., To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as, to silence the batteries of an enemy.
silenus noun See Wanderoo.
silesia noun A kind of linen cloth, originally made in Silesia, a province of Prussia., A twilled cotton fabric, used for dress linings.
silicea noun pl. Same as Silicoidea.
silicic adjective Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon; as, silicic acid.
silicle noun A seed vessel resembling a silique, but about as broad as it is long. See Silique.
silico- A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting the presence of silicon or its compounds; as, silicobenzoic, silicofluoride, etc.
silicon noun A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth’s crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.
siliqua noun Same as Silique., A weight of four grains; a carat; — a term used by jewelers, and refiners of gold.
silique noun An oblong or elongated seed vessel, consisting of two valves with a dissepiment between, and opening by sutures at either margin. The seeds are attached to both edges of the dissepiment, alternately upon each side of it.
silkmen plural of Silkman
silkman noun A dealer in silks; a silk mercer.
sillily adverb In a silly manner; foolishly.
sillock noun The pollock, or coalfish.
silting present participle & vb. noun of Silt
silurus noun A genus of large malacopterygious fishes of the order Siluroidei. They inhabit the inland waters of Europe and Asia.
silvate noun Same as Sylvate.
silvern adjective Made of silver.
silvery adjective Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright., Besprinkled or covered with silver., Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.