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gold leaf

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

Very thin sheets of beaten or rolled gold, used for gilding and inscribing on glass; usually contains a very small percentage of copper and silver. Heavy gold leaf can be classified as gold foil.

gold leaf

[¦gōld ′lēf]
(metallurgy)
Gold beaten or rolled into extremely thin sheets or leaves (10-6 inch or 25 nanometers thick); leaves are stored in books (a book consists of 25 leaves), the paper of which is rubbed with chalk to keep the leaves from sticking.

gold leaf

Very thin sheets of beaten or rolled gold, used for gilding and inscribing on glass; usually contains a very small percentage of copper and silver. Sometimes heavy gold leaf is classified as gold foil.
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Marc has used all of his culinary talents to whip up a truly incredible concoction of chocolate, champagne and gold leaf, all topped off with a diamond," the Daily Mail quoted Stephen Broughton, managing director of Lindeth Howe, as saying.
And when you see the names in gold leaf on the board in the clubhouse you know exactly how big an honour it is.
Habberley Meadows, one of the country's last remaining manufacturers of gold leaf, has turned to robots to help produce the precious product which has been a feature of prestigious buildings since the days of ancient Egypt.
Currently, the existing gold leaf finish suffers from unsightly black streaking.
In Part 7 (pair), a Rorschach-like ambiguity in twenty-three-carat gold leaf, looking something like a detached human jawbone, hovers above another gory splash that again obscures the head of a nude male cadaver.
The walls are finished with smooth, glass-like polished plaster in black and white; a free-standing rear wall is formed of gold leaf applied to plaster, and the cantilevered shelves have a faux Portland stone plaster finish.
but he'd use real gold leaf where I'd use gold spray paint.