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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 finished salad is dusted with grated truffle, gold leaf and drizzled with a red romano pepper essence.
One, priced at $7,150, looks like a Prussian princess's fantasy in pouffy silk and gold leaf, topped with a regal ostrich feather.
June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Johan Schotte and Jeffrey Sneller, Chairman of Odyssey Pictures Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: OPIX; Berlin-OTC; symbol: ODY) and Chief Executive Officer of Gold Leaf Pictures S.
La Salle placed a row of eyelets painted with gold leaf at the top of the roof on all four sides to give the look of a decorative fence.
Berkshire Bank announced the opening of Gold Leaf Investment Services, Inc.
LUXEMBOURG, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Sneller and Johan Schotte acquired a controlling stake in GOLD LEAF PICTURES S.
She makes her own gesso, the base for applying the gold leaf used in most of her pieces.
Ten years later, for the company's 150th anniversary, new gold leaf ceramic tiles were installed and the lighting was dramatically redesigned.
Not far from Durnstein, going southwest on Highway 3, is Melk Abbey, a splendid golden-yellow baroque structure that dates to before 976 and has 476 rooms, a magnificent church adorned with statuary and a profusion of gold leaf, and a museum of antiquities.