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Definition of Gold


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

Gold Quotations

Democritus Quote
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.

Mahatma Gandhi Quote
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
Mahatma Gandhi

Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
Mark Twain

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
Khalil Gibran

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Gold Translations

gold in Afrikaans is goue, goud
gold in Danish is guld
gold in Dutch is gulden, gouden
gold in Finnish is kulta
gold in French is or
gold in German is gold, Gold, Gold, golden
gold in Hungarian is arany
gold in Italian is oro
gold in Latin is aurum
gold in Norwegian is gull
gold in Portuguese is ouro
gold in Spanish is oro
gold in Swedish is guld

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