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Gold meaning

gold - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. Alt. of Goolde
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Money; riches; wealth.
  5. 5. A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold.
  6. 6. Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold.
  7. 7. A yellow, precious metal; money.

gold - examples of usage

  1. I never knew how much gold was found by them, but the amount must have been considerable. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. They found a great deal of gold. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. Much more gold was found than is generally supposed. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
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