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'silent' - used as an adjective
1. marked by absence of sound
a silent house
2. failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
the witness remained silent
3. indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly
gave silent consent
4. not made to sound
the silent 'h' at the beginning of 'honor'
5. having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility
a silent dog whistle
6. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
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On April 6, 1925, the first in-flight movie was shown. It was a silent film and appeared on a Deutsche Luft Hansa flight.