golden

[gohl-duhn]
adjective
1.
bright, metallic, or lustrous like gold; of the color of gold; yellow: golden hair.
2.
made or consisting of gold: golden earrings.
3.
exceptionally valuable, advantageous, or fine: a golden opportunity.
4.
having glowing vitality; radiant: golden youth.
5.
full of happiness, prosperity, or vigor: golden hours; a golden era of exploration.
6.
highly talented and favored; destined for success: television's golden boy.
7.
richly soft and smooth: a golden voice.
8.
indicating the fiftieth event of a series: a golden wedding anniversary.

Origin:
1225–75; Middle English; see gold, -en2

goldenly, adverb
goldenness, noun
ungolden, adjective

gilded, golden.


5. splendid, glorious, joyous.
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Golden

[gohl-duhn]
noun
a city in central Colorado.
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golden (ˈɡəʊldən)
 
adj
1.  of the yellowish or brownish-yellow metallic colour of gold: golden hair
2.  made from or largely consisting of gold: a golden statue
3.  happy or prosperous: golden days
4.  (sometimes capital) (of anniversaries) the 50th in a series: Golden Jubilee; golden wedding
5.  informal very successful or destined for success: the golden girl of tennis
6.  extremely valuable or advantageous: a golden opportunity
 
'goldenly
 
adv
 
'goldenness
 
n

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golden definition


[Probabaly from folklore's "golden egg"] When used to describe a magnetic medium (e.g. "golden disk", "golden tape"), describes one containing a tested, up-to-spec, ready-to-ship software version. Compare platinum-iridium.
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