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Gold beaten into extremely thin sheets used especially for gilding.
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(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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gold in the form of very thin foil, as for gilding.
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|Noun||1.||gold leaf - a very thin form of gold foil |
gold foil - foil made of gold
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