Definitions of silent:
  • adjective:   marked by absence of sound
    Example: "A silent house"
  • adjective:   having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility
    Example: "A silent dog whistle"
  • adjective:   not made to sound
    Example: "The silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"
  • adjective:   failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    Example: "The witness remained silent"
  • adjective:   indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly
    Example: "Gave silent consent"
  • adjective:   unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

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