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Definitions of gold

  1. Money; riches; wealth. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. coins made of gold Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.; "the child was as good as gold"; "she has a heart of gold" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. A metallic element, constituting the most precious metal used as a common commercial medium of exchange. It has a characteristic yellow color, is one of the heaviest substances known (specific gravity 19.32), is soft, and very malleable and ductile. It is quite unalterable by heat, moisture, and most corrosive agents, and therefore well suited for its use in coin and jewelry. Symbol Au (Aurum). Atomic weight 196.7. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A precious metallic element of a bright yellow color when pure, very heavy, soft, malleable, and ductile, used for coinage and jewelry; money; wealth; precious or pure quality. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. One of the precious metals much used for coin: money, riches: yellow, gold color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A yellow, precious metal; money. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. A precious metal of a yellow color, very heavy, ductile, and malleable; money made of this metal; hence, wealth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A precious metal of a yellow colour, the most valuable, ductile, malleable, and heaviest, except platina, of all the metals; money; riches; wealth; something genuine and of value; a bright yellow colour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. One of the precious metals, of a bright yellow colour; money; riches; wealth. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for gold

  1. But the gold sir? – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  2. Krantz, as they became more familiar, informed him that they had each a few pieces of gold and wished to be allowed a room where they could keep their table. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
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