the melting point of silver, equal to 960.8°C, used as a fixed point on the international temperature scale.
sil•ver•pointPronunciation: (sil'vur-point"), [key]
a technique of drawing with a silver stylus on specially prepared paper.
a drawing made by this technique.
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