gold gold  /ˈɡoʊld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) coins made of gold
  2. (n) a deep yellow color
  3. (n) 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
  4. (n) great wealth
  5. (n) something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
  6. (adj) made from or covered with gold
  7. (adj) having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

Usage(s):

  1. In much of the world, gold bars and coins are still hoarded as a favored form of wealththe kind that printing presses can never turn out.
  2. In the hazy days of the Chinese empire, centuries before Magellan reached the Orient, the Igorots of Benguet mined gold in the Philippine hills.
  3. Concerned about dwindling resources, fine-jewelry designers are taking a shine to reclaimed gold.

News

  1. Gold Update: Gold Prices Push to Daily High on Short Covering, Bullish Outside Markets

    Gold Update: Gold Prices Push to Daily High on Short Covering, Bullish Outside Markets
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Gold ETFs Could Shine As Quantitative Easing Flows

    Gold exchange traded funds have been unloved for most of the year as investors ease into riskier assets . However, some still believe that the fundamentals are in the yellow metal’s favor, pointing to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Gold Rises Slightly as Dollar Slips

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Gold prices were gaining slightly on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened against a basket of international currencies. Gold for August delivery at the COMEX division of the CME was gaining $5.70 to $1,382.70 an ounce. The gold price traded as high as $1,386.10 and as low as $1,372.20 an ounce, while the spot price was ticking up $4.38. "It's quiet, and has been all week ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

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Quotes

  1. "This is the biggest and best gold star I have ever had in my life," Mirren said while holding her Oscar, purse and an earring that fell off while she was walking to the stage.
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Helen Mirren Source: CNN

  2. "The gold medal is great. I think it's perfect. Ideally, that's what everyone is shooting for. But the way I skied these last races is what matters. I would've been proud of that skiing with a medal or not," Miller said after turning in the...
    on Feb 21, 2010 By: Bode Miller Source: ABC News

  3. "I have had everything I ever wanted in life," Montgomery said, as reported by USATODAY, while leaning his slight but no longer athletic frame against the defense table. "The gold medal, all those people cheering, that was part of another...
    on May 17, 2008 By: Tim Montgomery Source: AHN

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