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gold leaf

n.
Gold beaten into extremely thin sheets used especially for gilding.

gold leaf

n
(Metallurgy) very thin gold sheet with a thickness usually between 0.076 and 0.127 micrometre, produced by rolling or hammering gold and used for gilding woodwork, etc

gold′ leaf′


n.
gold in the form of very thin foil, as for gilding.
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Noun1.gold leaf - a very thin form of gold foilgold leaf - a very thin form of gold foil  
gold foil - foil made of gold
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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In the ornamentation of the buildings there was considerable color and a great deal of what appeared to be gold leaf.
He lifted the gold leaf off an old illumination, fully satisfied that he left the rest unspoilt.
a ball of crystal as big as a bean set on a gold leaf.
The handmade 'Monkey Cookies' are decorated with Hershey's chocolate - and 23-carat gold leaf and flakes.
Katsunori Hamanishi, a contemporary Japanese master printmaker, returns to the White Lotus Gallery for a third time with a different collection of art prints that include traditional gold leaf art, a new technique for the artist.
The Korean beauty specialists introduced an entire range of innovative products that utilize gold leaf, magnetic therapy and oxygen therapy in innovative treatments aimed to revitalize and rejuvenate skin tone and condition.
The Gold Leaf Kirsten Hall, author Matthew Forsythe, illustrator Enchanted Lion Books 351 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 www.
Today, CIHR is pleased to announce the names of the four outstanding researchers who are the recipients of the inaugural CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes, which recognize excellence in health research and its translation into benefits for Canadians.
95 for 240g, with much of the cost come from the gold which is imported from Venice, supplied by small family firm Mario Berta Battiloro, the only firm of gold beaters producing gold leaf by hand, using traditional hammering techniques to beat it into shape.
Its Gold Leaf marmalade, which is available in 60-gram as well as 30-gram jars, along with its Raspberry and Cardamom marmalade, is predicted to be a bestseller in the Gulf region.
It is completed with a 90-minute oil massage with gold leaf to promote total well-being (P5,100 net for a two-hour package, available until March 2017).
Penarth's Etc offers diners a fish dish that has 24-carat gold leaf on top.