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Definition of Silent
SilentSilent 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
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
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.
Silent partner. See Dormant partner, under Dormant.
Syn: Mute; taciturn; dumb; speechless; quiet; still. See
Mute, and Taciturn.
Silent Si"lent, n.
That which is silent; a time of silence. [R.] ``The silent of
the night.' --Shak.
SilentPartner 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.'
(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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