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Adjective
/ˈstərliNG/,
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British money,
  1. (of a person or their work, efforts, or qualities) Excellent or valuable
    • - this organization does sterling work for youngsters
Noun
  1. British money
    • - prices in sterling are shown
    • - issues of sterling bonds

  1. British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK
  2. greatest: highest in quality
  3. Sterling was a popular rock band formed in Manchester, England.
  4. Sterling was a brand name of automobile marketed in the USA by ARCONA, Austin Rover Cars Of North America under the name Sterling Motor Cars, a division of the Rover car company of the UK. It existed in North America from 1987 to 1992, during which Rover was in collaboration with Honda of Japan.
  5. The Persian is a longhaired cat characterized by its round face and shortened muzzle. One of the oldest cat breeds, it takes its name from its place of origin: Persia (Iran). ...
  6. Sterling are a British cigarette brand owned by parent company the Gallaher Group, which became a subsidiary of Japan Tobacco in 2007.
  7. Sterling is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA. The population was 7,257 at the 2000 census.
  8. Sterling is a fractal-generating computer program written in the C programming language in 1999 for Microsoft Windows by Stephen C. Ferguson. Sterling was initially released as freeware but currently a $25 fee is required to download it from Ferguson's site. ...
  9. the currency of the United Kingdom; especially the pound; former British gold or silver coinage of a standard fineness: for gold 0.91666 and for silver 0. ...
  10. slang for British Pound.
  11. British pound, otherwise known as cable.
  12. Name of the penny introduced by Henry II in 1180. We know the term in its association with the English pound: pound sterling. The alloy is sterling silver with a standard fineness of 925/1000. The Austrian 500-schilling silver pieces have this fineness.
  13. American floral hop released in 1998. A cross between Saaz and Mount Hood in character but easier to grow. (Alpha acid 6–9% / beta acid 4–6%)
  14. Muscadine cultivar widely grown in S.E United States. Similar to the Carlos grape above.
  15. Silver with a fineness of 925 parts per 1000 (92.5%) silver and 75 parts per thousand (7.5%) copper, which increases the silver's hardness. Sterling is quite malleable and ductile.
  16. ALICE JANE (Johnson), social reformer; b. 13 Dec. 1839 in Newport, N.S., daughter of John Sterling; m. before 1862 Richard Johnson*, presumably in Nova Scotia, and they had two daughters and two sons; d. 2 Feb. 1921 in Charlottetown.
  17. The highest standard of silver, i.e., 925 parts of silver to 75 parts of another metal.
  18. (hist.) a non-convict, British-born resident of Australia.
  19. A silver term to refer to metal that contains 92.5 percent pure silver.
  20. Fine silver composed of at least 925 parts real silver to 75 parts copper (for strength and durability). All silver must be marked .925 to be sold as sterling. Attributes include beautiful shine and classic design. Is dishwasher-safe if not mixed with other metals.
  21. established standard by English law. Customarily indicated by a stamping on silver articles. Indicates the relative purity of the item. contains no less tan 925 parts silver in 1,000 parts of metal.
  22. The most common British silver standard which is .925 fine (92.5%) silver and contains 75 parts per 1000 of other alloys. Also the name given to the British Pounds currency (Pounds Sterling)
  23. A white and highly reflective precious metal. Sterling silver refers to silver that is 92.5 percent pure, which should be stamped on the metal, sometimes accompanied by the initials of the designer or the country of origin as a hallmark. ...
  24. An alloy of 925/1000 fine silver with a permitted tolerance of 4/1000ths for an article made without solder or 10/1000ths if it includes solder.
  25. Sterling is a leading UK supplier of security prod...more