Gold

Gold Gold (g[=o]ld), Golde Golde, Goolde Goolde (g[=oo]ld), n. (Bot.) An old English name of some yellow flower, -- the marigold ({Calendula}), according to Dr. Prior, but in Chaucer perhaps the turnsole. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gold — (g[=o]ld), n. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul[thorn], Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. [root]49, 234. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Gild}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chem.) A metallic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GOLD — refers to one of the following: * GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). * GOLD (parser) is an open source BNF parser. * GOLD stands for Gathered or linked… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold — This article is about the metal. For the color, see Gold (color). For other uses, see Gold (disambiguation). platinum ← gold → mercury …   Wikipedia

  • gold — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German gold gold, Old English geolu yellow more at yellow Date: before 12th century 1. a yellow malleable ductile metallic element that occurs chiefly… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gold CD — A gold CD is one in which gold is used in place of the super purity aluminiumcommonly used as the reflective coating on ordinary CDs.The gold coats more evenly and reacts with oxygen slower, thusreducing CD rot and providing greater longevity.The …   Wikipedia

  • gold — Aluminium Al u*min i*um ([a^]l [ u]*m[i^]n [i^]*[u^]m), n. [L. alumen. See {Alum}.] (Chem.) same as {aluminum}, chiefly British in usage. [1913 Webster] {Aluminium bronze} or {gold}, a pale gold colored alloy of aluminium and copper, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gold — Watch Watch (w[o^]ch), n. [OE. wacche, AS. w[ae]cce, fr. wacian to wake; akin to D. wacht, waak, G. wacht, wache. [root]134. See {Wake}, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or constantly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gold (color) — Gold tone redirects here. For the type of photographic print, see Gold tone (print). Gold (golden) Color coordinates Hex triplet #FFD700 …   Wikipedia

  • Gold (disambiguation) — Gold is a highly sought after precious metal that for many centuries has been used as money.Gold may also refer to:Business* Barrick Gold, the largest gold mining company in the world * Gold s Gym, international chain of fitness centers… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold mining in the United States — has taken place since the discovery of gold at the Reed farm in North Carolina in 1799.In 2006 the United States produced approximately 8.360 million troy ounces (260 tonnes) of gold, making it the second or third largest gold producing nation,… …   Wikipedia


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