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Definition of Silence
SilenceSilence Si"lence, n. [F., fr. L. silentium. See Silent.]
1. The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or
noise; absolute stillness.
I saw and heared; for such a numerous host Fled not
in silence through the frighted deep. --Milton.
2. Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity;
3. Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence.
The administration itself keeps a profound silence.
4. The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumilt; calmness;
quiest; as, the elements were reduced to silence.
5. Absence of mention; oblivion.
And what most merits fame, in silence hid. --Milton.
Silence Si"lence, interj.
Be silent; -- used elliptically for let there be silence, or
keep silence. --Shak.
SilenceSilence Si"lence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Silenced; p. pr. & vb.
1. To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to
Silence that dreadful bell; it frights the isle.
2. To put to rest; to quiet.
This would silence all further opposition.
These would have silenced their scruples. --Rogers.
3. 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.
The Rev. Thomas Hooker of Chelmsford, in Essex, was
silenced for nonconformity. --B. Trumbull.
4. To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as,
to silence the batteries of an enemy.
Meaning of Silence from wikipedia
is the absence
of ambient audible
sound, the emission
of such low intensity
that they do not draw attention
to themselves, or the state...
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and with a screenplay
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