Sterling-silver meaning

An alloy of 92.5 percent silver with copper or another metal.
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Objects made of this alloy.
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An alloy that contains at least 92.5 percent silver and up to 7.5 percent copper or another metal, used to make jewelry and silverware.
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An alloy containing not less than 92.5 percent of silver, the remainder usually being copper.
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Sterling-silver articles collectively.
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