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Definition of Silent

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Silent Si"lent, a. [L. silens, -entis, p. pr. of silere to be silent; akin to Goth. ana-silan.] 1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet. How silent is this town! --Shak. 2. Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative. Ulysses, adds he, was the most eloquent and most silent of men. --Broome. This new-created world, whereof in hell Fame is not silent. --Milton. 3. Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent. --Parnell. Sir W. Raleigh. 4. (Pron.) Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, e is silent in ``fable.' 5. Having no effect; not operating; inefficient. [R.] Cause . . . silent, virtueless, and dead. --Sir W. Raleigh. Silent partner. See Dormant partner, under Dormant. Syn: Mute; taciturn; dumb; speechless; quiet; still. See Mute, and Taciturn.
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Silent Si"lent, n. That which is silent; a time of silence. [R.] ``The silent of the night.' --Shak.
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Partner Part"ner, n. [For parcener, influenced by part.] 1. One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker; an associate; a sharer. ``Partner of his fortune.' --Shak. Hence: (a) A husband or a wife. (b) Either one of a couple who dance together. (c) One who shares as a member of a partnership in the management, or in the gains and losses, of a business. My other self, the partner of my life. --Milton. 2. (Law) An associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See Partnership. 3. pl. (Naut.) A framework of heavy timber surrounding an opening in a deck, to strengthen it for the support of a mast, pump, capstan, or the like. Dormant, or Silent, partner. See under Dormant, a. Syn: Associate; colleague; coadjutor; confederate; partaker; participator; companion; comrade; mate.

Meaning of Silent from wikipedia

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