[gohld-pley-ting] /ˈgoʊldˈpleɪ tɪŋ/
the incorporation of costly and unnecessary features or refinements into a product or structure.
any expensive nonessential item, convenience, or feature:
an apartment with a sauna and other gold-plating.
verb (used with object), gold-plated, gold-plating.
to coat (base metal) with gold, especially by electroplating.
to incorporate costly features or refinements into (something) unnecessarily:
The engineers were accused of gold-plating the construction project.
(transitive) to coat (other metal) with gold, usually by electroplating
noun 1. the point at which it is equally expensive to buy, sell, export, import, or exchange gold in adjustment of foreign claims or counterclaims. 2. the melting point of gold, equal to 1036°C and used as a fixed point on the international temperature scale. noun 1. (finance) either of two exchange rates (the gold […]
- Gold record
noun 1. a former name for gold disc noun a musical recording that has sold extremely well, over 500,000 copies for an album or over 1 million copies for a single; the gold plaque that is awarded for this achievement Examples Bing Crosby had many gold records.
noun 1. the stock of gold held by a government or central bank to back its promissory notes or currency or to settle its international debts. noun 1. the gold reserved by a central bank to support domestic credit expansion, to cover balance of payments deficits, and to protect currency
noun 1. a large-scale and hasty movement of people to a region where gold has been discovered, as to California in 1849. noun 1. a large-scale migration of people to a territory where gold has been found