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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

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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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