gold

  1. a deep yellow color
  2. 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
  3. great wealth

gold

The most versatile precious metal of all. It is more ductile than any other metal, with the capacity of being drawn out into a fine wire, and so malleable that it can be beaten into a leaf 4 millionths of an inch (a 10 thousandth of a millimetre) thick. Gold is resistant to corrosion, and to the action of solvents. Pure, 24 carat gold is too soft a …...

Gold

Since ancient times, gold has been prized for its beauty, and purity since it does not oxidize or tarnish like most other metals. It has also been used as a store of value to build wealth and shield against hard times. Gold used in jewelry is almost always alloyed with other metals since gold in its pure form is very soft and malleable, and would n...
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Gold

The Bank of England is perhaps best known for storing gold. The standard weight of a bar is around 12.5 kilos (27-28 pounds). The purity of a bar of gold is measured by its assay. An assay of 1000 means it is completely pure. To be in the vaults a bar has to have an assay of more than 995 (995 parts per 1000 gold).
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gold

[adj] - made from or covered with gold 2. [n] - a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element 3. [n] - coins made of gold 4. [n] - great wealth
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Gold

Code name for one of the landing beaches in Normandy (in the British/Canadian sector)
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Gold

The centre colour of the multicoloured target used in target archery. Also the highest scoring zone on a target face.
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Gold

A soft yellow precious metal found in pure nuggets or extracted by sieving ground rock or sand. It was a highly prized metal for its decorative qualities and is found as jewellery in particular. The metal can be worked cold, including hammer welding. Uses: Jewellery - torcs, bracelets, fibula Coins - called a stater (used by Belgae/Gallic tribes) ...
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Gold

Gold is a soft metal with a characteristic yellow colour. It is the most malleable and ductile of any element. It is unaffected by air, water, alkalis and acids, with the exception of 'aqua regia', HNO3/HCl. The fact that it is chemically unreactive means that it is often found in its natural state. It is a good thermal and electrical co...
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GOLD

Strategic commander
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GOLD

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GOLD

GOLD: The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), a collaborative project of the US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Its goals are to increase awareness of COPD (chronic obstructive pulomonary disease) and to decrease morbidity and mortality from it. GOLD aims to impro...
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Gold

Gold (gōld), Golde Goolde (gōld) noun (Botany) An old English name of some yellow flower, -- the marigold ( Calendula ), according to Dr. Prior, but in Chaucer perhaps the turnsole.
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Gold

Gold (gōld) noun [ Anglo-Saxon gold ; akin to Dutch goud , Old Saxon & German gold , Icelandic gull , Swedish & Danish guld , Goth. gulþ , Russian & OSlav. zlato ; probably akin to English yellow . √49, 234. See Yellow
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gold

1. <chemistry> A metallic element, constituting the most precious metal used as a common commercial medium of exchange. It has a characteristic yellow colour, 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 ther...
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gold

golden adjective made from or covered with gold; `gold coins`; `the gold dome of the Capitol`; `the golden calf`; `gilded icons`
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Gold

Gold, Latin aurum, was already legal tender before the first coins. The oldest gold coins derive from the seventh century BC.
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gold

(Au) (gōld) chemical element, atomic number 79, atomic weight 196.967. Gold and many of its compounds are used in medicine, especially in treating rheumatoid arthritis. Gold salts are among the most toxic of therapeutic agents and must be given only under strict medical supervision. Tox...
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Gold

• (n.) Alt. of Goolde • (v. t.) Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold. • (v. t.) Money; riches; wealth. • (v. t.) 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 ...
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gold

chemical element, a dense, lustrous, yellow precious metal of Group Ib, Period 6, of the periodic table. Gold has several qualities that have made it ... [55 related articles]
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Gold

[crater] Gold is a crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 20.2° N and 31.3° W. It is 9.0 km in diameter and was named after a town in Pennsylvania, USA. Gold is famous as being one of several craters showing clear evidence that it was affected by floods of water from Maja Valles on Mars. ...
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gold

(Au) Type: Term Pronunciation: gōld Definitions: 1. A yellow metallic element, atomic no. 79, atomic wt. 196.96654; 198Au (half-life of 2.694 days) is used to treat some tumor types, for radiation synovectomy, and in imaging; various gold salts are used to treat rheumatologic diseases. Synonyms: aurum &...
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Gold

[hieroglyph] File:Louvre 122007 27.jpg|Goddess Nephthys upon the Gold hieroglyph, sarcophagus of Ramesses III File:Totenbuch.jpg|Book of the Dead detail, goddesses on gold, with djed pillar, ankh, Ra, and baboons File:Unas stelae.jpg|Columnar stele with Unas cartouche ...
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Gold

[Spandau Ballet song] `Gold` is a 1983 single by the British band Spandau Ballet from their third album True. The song is Spandau Ballet`s second best-charting single behind their previous release `True`, reaching #2 on the UK Singles Chart (being held off the top by KC and the Sunshine Band`s `Give It Up`), and #29 on the U.S Billboard Hot...
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gold

(Au) Native gold. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey A soft, bright yellow, corrosion-resistant element, one of the family of noble metals, and the most malleable and ductile metal. It occurs in group IB of the periodic table and is a transition element Gold occurs native...
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