The noun "silence" can be both countable and uncountable.
silence → uncountable
Meaning: total quiet, or no sound at all
Example sentence: The only time I've experienced total silence was when I was alone in the desert.
silence → countable
Meaning: a period of time when nobody's speaking
Example sentence: Whenever there's a long silence, I try to think of something to say.
In which sentence is the word "silence" countable?
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Contributor: Matt Errey