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 originally started in California by Joe Gold

Chemistry

* Colloidal gold, suspension of sub-micrometre-sized particles of gold in a fluid
* Gold chalcogenides, gold compounds with anions from periodic table group 16
* Gold halide, metal halide
* Gold plating, method of depositing a thin layer of gold on the surface of other metal
* Rose gold, gold and copper alloy widely used for specialized jewelry due to its reddish color
* White gold, alloy of gold and at least one white metal

Color theory

* Gold (color), shade of the metal gold
* Old Gold, dark yellow

Computer science

* AntiVirus Gold, a piece of malware that poses as a legitimate antivirus program
* "Gold Box", a series of computer role-playing games produced by SSI
* Gold release, the final development stage in software engineering when software is deemed ready for mass release
* GOLD (IEEE), Graduates of the Last Decade, an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level
* GOLD (parser), an open source BNF parser
* Gathered or linked data in the staging tables of a data warehouse
* Gold (linker), a linker designed to be faster than GNU ld

Economics

* e-gold, digital gold currency operated by Gold & Silver Reserve Inc. under e-gold Ltd.
* Gold as an investment, the use of the precious metal gold as an investment
* Gold certificate, certificate of ownership that gold owners hold instead of storing the actual gold
* Gold coin, one of the oldest forms of money
* Gold Fixing, the procedure by which the price of gold is set on the London market by the five members of the London Gold Pool
* Gold gram, the amount of value represented by exactly one gram of gold
* Gold standard, monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is a fixed weight of gold
* Nazi gold, the assets in gold transferred by Nazi Germany to overseas banks during the Second World War

Ethnic groups

* Gold is an old name for Nanai people, used in the old (19th century) literature

Fiction

* Michael Jon Carter, fictional comic book superhero in the DC Comics universe who goes by the name of Booster Gold.
* Gold (Pokémon character), main character in "Pokémon Adventures" and "Pokémon Gold"

Film

* "Crimson Gold", Iranian movie directed by Jafar Panahi
* "Gold" (1934 film), a 1934 German film
* "Gold" (1974 film), 1974 film starring Roger Moore
* "Ulee's Gold", 1997 film written and directed by Victor Nuñez

Literature

* The Gold-Bug a short story by Edgar Allan Poe
* "Gold" (Asimov short story), science fiction story
* "Gold Digger" (comic book), manga-style comic book series
* "Inca Gold", book written by Clive Cussler

Medicine

* The Gold Journal is the common name for the journal Urology.

Music

An album or a single is certified "gold" when it sells a certain number of copies. See Music recording sales certification for details.

* "Gold", 1979 song by John Stewart and Stevie Nicks
* "Gold", song by "Grandaddy" from their 1992 album "Prepare to Bawl"
* "Gold", 1995 song by Gza
* "Gold" (Beverley Knight song), 2002 top 10 single by Beverley Knight
* "Gold" (Prince song), 1995 single by Prince
* "Gold" (B'z song), 2001 single by B'z
* Gold album, album or single that has sold a minimum number of copies
* "Gold" (album), many different albums named "Gold"
* "Gold" (album series), a series of midprice double-CD compilations released by Universal music
* Gold CD, compact disc where gold is used instead of aluminium
* "Gold City", Southern gospel performers
* "Gold Digger", 2005 number one single recorded by Kanye West
* "Gold" (Spandau Ballet song), 1983 song by Spandau Ballet
* Gold (band), a French band
* Gold (UK band), a UK band prominent with UK advert jingles in the 1970s/80s.

People

* Andrew Gold (born 1951), singer and songwriter
* Ernest Gold (born 1921), composer and father of Andrew Gold
* Jamie Gold (born 1969), winner of the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event
* Katie Gold (born 1978), pornographic actress
* Lex Gold (born 1940), football administrator
* Mike Gold (1893-1967), American literary critic
* Ted Gold (born 1947), radical Columbia University student leader
* Tom Gold, New York City Ballet soloist

Technology

* Gold box (phreaking), phreaking box whose function is to create a bridge between two telephone lines
* Gold extraction, combination of comminution, mineral processing, hydrometallurgical, and pyrometallurgical processes
* Gold mining, the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground
* Gold code, a code used in telecommunications
* Gold (linker), an open source linker released by Google

Media

* ANT1 Gold, spin-off satellite channel from Antenna Group
* G.O.L.D., British television channel
* Classic Gold Digital Network, a former British radio network
* Classic Gold, a number of radio stations which were operated in the Yorkshire area by the Yorkshire Radio Network
* Gold, a British radio network created in 2007 as a result of the merger of the "Classic Gold Digital Network" and "Capital Gold" network

Other

* Acapulco gold, legendary potent strain of marijuana originating in Mexico
* Gold Base, convert|500|acre|km2|sing=on parcel and the headquarters of Golden Era Productions
* Gold Country, California, United States
* Gold medal, gold-plated medal which represents the highest award for an achievement in a non-military field
* Gold Silver Bronze command structure, hierarchical framework used by emergency services in the UK
* Gold standard (test), the diagnostic test that is regarded as definitive in determining whether an individual has a disease process
* Gold teeth, popular fashion trend amongst devotees to hip hop culture in the United States
* Gold-plating, practise of national bodies exceeding the terms of European Community directives when implementing them into national law
* Gold Party, a party based in Florence, Italy
* Pokémon Gold, Super Game Boy and Game Boy Color enhanced video game for the Nintendo Game Boy
* Gold Prince, famous Pony of the Americas sire

ee also

* Black gold
* Fool's Gold (disambiguation)
* Gold Beach (disambiguation)
* Gold Coast
* Gold Cup
* Gold line
* Gold River
* Gold rush (disambiguation)
* Gold star
* Gold-billed Magpie
* Heart of Gold
* The Gold-bearded Man
* US Gold (disambiguation)


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