Gold shell

A composition of powdered gold or gold leaf, ground up with gum water and spread on shells, for artists' use; - called also gold paint.
(Zool.) A bivalve shell (Anomia glabra) of the Atlantic coast; - called also jingle shell and silver shell. See Anomia.

See also: Gold, Gold

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Halas invented that are composed of a silica core and a gold shell with a diameter of 150 nanometers.
Awards: Gold Shell for Best Film, Silver Shell for Best Director -- San Sebastian IFF 2014 Presented in the Discovery Selection -- Toronto IFF 2014 Best Leading Actress -- Goya Awards 2015
Heston's Gold Egg from Waitrose, PS20 CRACK the shimmering edible gold shell and discover yummy mini eggs with a mandarin ganache centre, in an edible straw nest.
Heston's Gold Egg from Waitrose, PS20 CRACK the shimmering edible gold shell to find mini eggs with a mandarin ganache centre.
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New features will also unbox with the iPad Air 2 - an anti-reflective screen coating and a gold shell among them.
The park contains the Pasadena Senior Center and the Gold Shell performance facility (an amphitheater).
Thalia models yellow palm beach shorts [euro]40, pink palm beach top [euro]40 and gold shell necklace, [euro]17 Sinead, left, models a marble Jacquard T-shirt [euro]56, marble Jacquard pencil skirt [euro]62, marble Jacquard coat [euro]106 and shell necklace [euro]28.
Clockwise from left: a gorgeous coral-print silk caftan by Maureen Disini; a Nautilus minaudiAaAaAeA?re and lobster minaudiAaAaAeA?re, both by Ara a mermaid-worthy rhinestone-studded gold shell bangle by Ever New; and quirky sailboat loafers from the "What Will They Say" series by Seychelles
However, after the fabrication of a gold shell, a peak can be observed at approximately 550 nm, indicating the successful formation of a gold shell by the method described above.
In this study, we described the synthesis, characterization, and application of a novel nanocomposite made of silica nanowires (SiNWs) covered with a gold shell of tunable thickness.