(n.) = silver. Ex: Finally, test the coating of a glossy paper by rubbing it with a piece of silver. ---- * aniversario de plata = silver anniversary ; silver jubilee. * artículos de plata = silverware. * bodas de plata = silver wedding ; silver wedding anniversary. * enchapado en plata = silver-plated. * ganador de la medalla de plata = silver medalist. * hablando en plata = crudely put ; to put it crudely ; to put it bluntly. * hablar en plata = put + it crudely. * lingote de plata = silver ingot. * medalla de plata = silver medal. * medallista de plata = silver medalist. * papel de plata = tinfoil [tin foil] ; kitchen foil ; aluminum foil ; aluminium foil. * película de haluro de plata = silver halide film. * plata coloidal = colloidal silver. * plata en lingotes = silver bullion. * sulfuro de plata = silver sulphide. * utensilios de plata = silverware. (n.) = dough ; lolly ; wonga ; readies ; the ready. Ex: The article is entitled 'Our other customers -- the super rich: they also read who roll in dough'. Ex: The article is entitled 'Sports get lucky with lotteries lolly'. Ex: MS has done this in a move to encourage folk to upgrade their OS without the need to spend lots of wonga on new hardware. Ex: To add insult to injury, she came back from the cash-point without enough readies and had to make a return journey. Ex: The government has an obligation to ensure that those who are genuinely incapable of earning a minimally decent living for themselves have the ready needed to secure the basics.