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gold

(Encyclopedia) gold, metallic chemical element; symbol Au [Lat. aurum=shining dawn]; at. no. 79; at. wt. 196.96657; m.p. 1,064.43℃; b.p. 2,808℃; sp. gr. 19.32 at 20℃; valence +1 or +3. Gold is very…

gold rush

(Encyclopedia) gold rush, influx of prospectors, merchants, adventurers, and others to newly discovered gold fields. One of the most famous of these stampedes in pursuit of riches was the California…

gold standard

(Encyclopedia) gold standard: see bimetallism; international monetary system; money.

Twilight of the Golds

Director: Ross MarksWriters: Seth Bass and Jonathan TolinsDirector of Photography:Tom RichmondEditor:Dana CongdonMusic:Lee Holdridge and Spencer ProfferProduction Designer:Amy B.…

Ulee's Gold

Director/Writer/Editor: Victor NuñezDirector of Photography:Virgil MiranoProduction Designer:Pat GarnerProducers:Sam Gowan and Peter SarafOrion; R; 113 minutesRelease:6/97Cast:Peter Fonda,…

Gold Medal

Aug. 9 at Olympic Stadium.Yugoslavia 64Russia 62Bronze Medal1998 World Championship

Brewer's: Gold

By the ancient alchemists, gold represented the sun, and silver the moon. In heraldry, gold is expressed by dots. All he touches turns to gold. It is said of Midas that whatever he…

Henry Golding

Henry Golding spent a decade as a TV host for Discovery Channel Asia and other Singapore-based programs until 2018, when he burst onto the Hollywood movie scene as the star of Crazy Rich Asians.…