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Not making or accompanied by any sound,
  1. Not making or accompanied by any sound
    • - the woods were still and silent
  2. (of a person) Not speaking
    • - she fell silent for a moment
  3. Not expressed aloud
    • - a silent prayer
  4. (of a letter) Written but not pronounced, e.g., b in doubt

  5. (of a movie) Without an accompanying soundtrack

  6. Saying or recording nothing on a particular subject
    • - the poems are silent on the question of marriage
  7. (of a person) Not prone to speak much; taciturn
    • - I'm the strong, silent type

  1. marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"
  2. mum: failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent"
  3. implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"
  4. not made to sound; "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"
  5. having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility; "a silent dog whistle"
  6. dumb: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  7. Silent were a Brazilian arena rock band from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  8. In the broadcasting industry, dark is a term used to describe a radio station or television station that has gone off-the-air for an indefinite period of time, or as defined by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a "silent" station. ...
  9. Silence is the relative or total lack of audible sound. By analogy, the word silence may also refer to any absence of communication, even in media other than speech. Silence is also used as total communication, in reference to non verbal communication and spiritual connection.
  10. (Silence (2011 film)) Silence is an upcoming Bollywood film directed by Anurag Basu stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Asin in lead roles.
  11. (Silence (band)) Silence is a Slovenian electronic, synth pop and soundtrack music composing duo consisting of Boris Benko (singer and songwriter) and Primož Hladnik (keyboards and arrangements). ...
  12. (Silence (Blindside album)) Silence is the third album by post-hardcore group Blindside. Although the record hit stores in 2000, its major-label debut was in 2002, when Silence was released by 3 Points, a subsidiary of Elektra Records.
  13. That which is silent; a time of silence; A silent movie; Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet; Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative; Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent. Parnell. ...
  14. Abbreviation of syndrome of irreversible lithium-effectuated neurotoxicity
  15. (silently) In a silent manner; making no noise
  16. (silence) The lack of any sound; Form of meditative worship practiced by the Society of Friends (Quakers); meeting for worship; The action of refraining from speaking; To make something silent; To suppress criticism etc; To block gene expression; be quiet
  17. (Silence) A period of time when conversation and contact between potential new members and Panhellenic sorority active members and alumnae are strictly limited by recruitment guidelines.
  18. (2 Silence) Negates sound in 15-ft. radius.
  19. (SILENCE) Disallowance or lack of communication / Not wanting to be noticed, avoiding attention; being withdrawn, inexpressive or afraid of judgment / Seeking peace, meditating
  20. (SILENCE) Something that died when Musak stopped using John Cage's 4' 33". Internal combustion engines and Walkmen do not help either. Neither do disc jockeys who do not leave gaps between records, venues that play recorded music in intermissions, and audiences that applaud at the slightest excuse.
  21. (Silence) (1) having nothing to say and saying it. (2) the door of consent.
  22. (Silence) (1840) (Full Text at WikiSource)
  23. (Silence) (1966): Endo's most famous work, generally regarded as his masterpiece; it is a historical novel, telling the story of a Portuguese missionary in early 17th century Japan who becomes an apostate, but only in formality, the Christian faith is kept private from then on by the protagonist.
  24. (Silence) 1986. Perc, mar (voice or oboe or fl or clarinet or viola or violoncello). Ms
  25. (Silence) A Mod and Dev ability that stops players from being able to chat. First 2 silences on a player last 24 hours, the last silence is permanent (See Mod and Devs).