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silvering

[ sil-ver-ing ]
/ ˈsɪl vər ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of coating with silver or a substance resembling silver.
the coating thus applied: the silvering of the mirror.

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Origin of silvering

First recorded in 1700–10; silver + -ing1
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