|1.||[ noun ] (color) a deep yellow color|
"an amber light illuminated the room" "he admired the gold of her hair"
|2.||[ noun ] coins made of gold|
|3.||[ noun ] (chemistry) 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|
|Related terms:||noble_metal guinea_gold gold_dust green_gold gold_leaf sylvanite dental_gold gold_foil|
|4.||[ adjective ] (color) having the deep slightly brownish color of gold|
|Synonyms:||golden gilded gilt aureate|
"long aureate (or golden) hair" "a gold carpet"
|5.||[ adjective ] made from or covered with gold|
"gold coins" "the gold dome of the Capitol" "the golden calf" "gilded icons"
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1984|
|7.||[ noun ] 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"
|8.||[ noun ] great wealth|
"Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson