bullion

(redirected from bullion fringe)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

bul·lion

 (bo͝ol′yən)
n.
1.
a. Gold or silver considered with respect to quantity rather than value.
b. Gold or silver in the form of bars, ingots, or plates.
2. A heavy lace trimming made of twisted gold or silver threads.

[Middle English, ingot of precious metal, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French billon (from bille, stick; see billon) and from Old French bouillon, bubble on the surface of boiling liquid (from boilir, to boil; see boil1).]

bullion

(ˈbʊljən)
n
1. (Metallurgy) gold or silver in mass
2. (Metallurgy) gold or silver in the form of bars and ingots, suitable for further processing
3. (Metallurgy) Also called: bullion fringe a thick gold or silver wire or fringed cord used as a trimming, as on military uniforms
[C14 (in the sense: melted gold or silver): from Anglo-French: mint, probably from Old French bouillir to boil, from Latin bullīre]

bul•lion

(ˈbʊl yən)

n.
1. gold or silver considered in mass rather than in value.
2. gold or silver in the form of bars or ingots.
3. lace, embroidery, or trimming worked with gold or silver threads, wire, or cord.
[1300–50; Middle English: melted mass of gold or silver < Anglo-Latin bulliō literally, a boiling]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullion - a mass of precious metalbullion - a mass of precious metal    
precious metal - any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry
2.bullion - gold or silver in bars or ingots
block of metal, ingot, metal bar - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
Translations
سَبيكَةٌ ذَهَبِيّ÷ أو فِضِّيَه
prut zlata/stříbra
møntmetal
rúdarany
gull- eîa silfurstöng
aukso luitassidabro luitas
zelta/sudraba stienis
prúd zlata/striebra
külçe altın/gümüş

bullion

[ˈbʊljən] Noro m/plata f en barras or en lingotes

bullion

[ˈbʊlɪən] n (gold)or m en lingots; (silver)argent m en lingots

bullion

n no plGold-/Silberbarren pl

bullion

[ˈbʊljən] noro (or argento) in lingotti

bullion

(ˈbuliən) noun
gold or silver in bulk, not made into coins.