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alloy that contains 75 per cent gold 18-karat gold
alloy that contains 87 per cent gold 22-karat gold
100 per cent gold 24-karat gold , pure gold
gold, medieval chemical philosophy that metals could be turned into alchemy
black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil Anisotremus virginicus , pork-fish , porkfish
yellow fuming corrosive mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including gold) aqua regia , nitrohydrochloric acid
gold content, chemical analysis of assay
silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry atomic number 46 , palladium , Pd
brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold atomic number 52 , Te , tellurium
gold, containing auriferous
vigorous spreading North American tree having dark brown heavy wood; leaves turn gold in autumn basket ash , black ash , brown ash , Fraxinus nigra , hoop ash
gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages bezant , bezzant , byzant , solidus
monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio bimetallism
United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930) Bob Mathias , Mathias , Robert Bruce Mathias
gold or silver in bars or ingots bullion
unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold carat , karat , kt
United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961) Carl Lewis , Frederick Carleton Lewis , Lewis
British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford Cecil J. Rhodes , Cecil John Rhodes , Cecil Rhodes , Rhodes
sculpture made of gold and ivory chryselephantine
use of chemicals containing gold for treating diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis) chrysotherapy
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