gold foil


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gold foil

n.
Gold rolled or beaten into sheets somewhat thicker than gold leaf.

gold foil

n
(Metallurgy) thin gold sheet that is thicker than gold leaf

gold′ foil′


n.
sheets of gold slightly thicker than gold leaf.
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Noun1.gold foil - foil made of goldgold foil - foil made of gold      
foil - a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
gold leaf - a very thin form of gold foil
atomic number 79, Au, gold - 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
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This gigantic world map is covered in a gold foil layer so you can scratch off everywhere you've been, and even includes some facts about the countries you've visited.
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Now part of the Folk Tale Classics series from HMH Books, with gold foil stamping on the cover, and unreservedly recommended for family, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections, "The Teeny-Tiny Woman" is one is certain to become a story time favorite at Halloween or any time of year
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