sterling silver


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sterling silver

1. an alloy containing not less than 92.5 per cent of silver, the remainder usually being copper
2. sterling-silver articles collectively

sterling silver

[′stər·liŋ ′sil·vər]
(metallurgy)
A silver alloy having a defined standard of purity of 92.5% silver and the remaining 7.5% usually of copper.
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