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gold

gold

 
 
pronunciation:
gold
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a precious yellow metal chemical element that has seventy-nine protons in each nucleus, that occurs in pure form as a very dense, lustrous, highly malleable solid, and that is often mixed with other metals to make it harder and stronger. (symbol: Au)
 
definition 2: any alloy containing gold metal, used in making coins, jewelry, and a variety of implements.
definition 3: coins or bullion made mostly or wholly of gold, used as a commodity, medium of exchange, or standard of value.
definition 4: money; cash.
definition 5: wealth; riches.
an abundance of gold
definition 6: something comparable to gold in being regarded as beautiful, desirable, valuable, or the like.
a heart of gold
definition 7: a metallic yellow color like that of gold metal.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to the element gold, or made of, containing, or plated with gold metal.
similar words:
golden
definition 2: resembling or having the color of gold metal.
similar words:
golden
definition 3: comparable to gold in beauty, value, desirability, or the like.
definition 4: of a phonographic record or the like, having sold more than a specified number of copies, usu. one million.
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  • golden:
    being like gold in color or some other way.
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