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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. In all the decorations there was utilized in various ways the conventional figure of the parrot, and, to a lesser extent, that of the lion and the monkey.
He lifted the gold leaf off an old illumination, fully satisfied that he left the rest unspoilt.
CHATTANOOGA, TN -- In cooperation with Alan Shuptrine Fine Art, Gold Leaf Designs & Gallery is pleased to announce the formation of Shuptrine Fine Art Group.
It features a chocolate sculpture of a fisherman, gold leaf flavoured with Irish cream, and a mango and pomegranate compote.
* Financing of $4,000,000 for Gold Leaf Manor, a 48-unit multifamily property located at 401 Roselle Street, NJ.
Shaun McWaters from Kensington is part of the team restoring the stunning gold leaf decorations in the small concert room at St George's Hall.
The eight works in this concise show, which date from 1979 to 2002, are all either gray or blue (occasionally supplemented with discreet additions of gold leaf).
Walter De Maria's sculptures, some embellished with gold leaf, are arrayed on a cascading grand staircase aligned east to west so that the character of the space changes under different light conditions.
The stunning watercolor artwork with gold leaf highlights was deliberately created in style of the Kangra school of painting, developed in India during the 16th century.
Ingredients include golden caviar, truffles, Kreel caught langoustines, Cornish crab and lobster, Jabugo ham and white bait wrapped in gold leaf and Florette Baby Leaf salad.
To update this lovely old print, using gold leaf foil, add gold to a few leaves to bring attention to the beauty of the shapes.
Nissan Ambassador Sir Chris Hoy with the gold Leaf Nissan