goldbeater


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gold·beat·ing

 (gōld′bē′tĭng)
n.
The act, process, or art of beating sheets of gold into gold leaf.

gold′beat′er n.
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Noun1.goldbeater - an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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His gold watch-chain was so massive, that a fancy came across me, that he ought to have a sinewy golden arm, to draw it out with, like those which are put up over the goldbeaters' shops.
Science and Technology: ARCHIMEDES' PRINCIPLE/SCREW, BISHOP'S RING, COULOMB'S LAW, EINSTEIN'S PHOTOELECTRIC EQUATION, EVE'S CONSTANT, GAUSE'S PRINCIPLE, GOLDBEATER'S SKIN, GOLDSCHMIDT'S PROCESS, HALLEY'S METHOD, HENRY'S LAW, HEISENBERG'S PRINCIPLE, HUBBLE'S CONSTANT, HUYGHENS' PRINCIPLE, KELVIN'S LAW, KIRCHOFF'S LAW, MAXWELL'S DEMON, NEWTON'S DISC, NEWTON'S LAW OF COOLING/MOTION, OLDHAM'S COUPLING, PASCHEN'S LAW, SCHRODINGER'S CAT/WAVE EQUATION, WALLACE'S LINE, WEBER'S LINE, ZOLLNER'S LINES (optical illusion)
The intestine is used to make Goldbeater's skin and is the source of Calf Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase (CIP).