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Adjective: sterling  stur-ling
  1. Highest in quality
    - greatest, superlative
Noun: sterling  stur-ling
  1. British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK
  2. A silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper
    - sterling silver

Derived forms: sterlings

See also: superior

Type of: alloy, metal, money

Encyclopedia: Sterling, Oregon