gold dust

gold dust
gold dust NOUN 1) fine particles of gold. 2) something rare and very valuable.

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  • Gold Dust — Студийный альбом Тори Эймос …   Википедия

  • Gold dust — Dust Dust (d[u^]st), n. [AS. dust; cf. LG. dust, D. duist meal dust, OD. doest, donst, and G. dunst vapor, OHG. tunist, dunist, a blowing, wind, Icel. dust dust, Dan. dyst mill dust; perh. akin to L. fumus smoke, E. fume. [root]71.] 1. Fine, dry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gold dust — Gold Gold (g[=o]ld), n. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul[thorn], Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. [root]49, 234. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Gild}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chem.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gold Dust — refers to fine particles of gold produced by machining or occurring naturally.Gold Dust may also refer to: *Dustin Rhodes, an American wrestler *Gold Dust (album), a live album by Sandy Denny …   Wikipedia

  • gold dust — n [U] 1.) gold in the form of a fine powder 2.) be like gold dust BrE to be very valuable and difficult to find ▪ Cup final tickets are like gold dust …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gold dust — gold ,dust noun uncount gold in the form of a powder like gold dust very valuable or difficult to get because a lot of people want it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gold dust — n. gold in very small bits or as a powder, the normal state in which it is found in placer mining …   English World dictionary

  • gold dust — 1) N UNCOUNT Gold dust is gold in the form of a fine powder. 2) N UNCOUNT If you say that a type of thing is like gold dust or is gold dust, you mean that it is very difficult to obtain, usually because everyone wants it. [BRIT] Tickets were like …   English dictionary

  • gold dust — noun (U) 1 gold in the form of a fine powder 2 be like gold dust to be very valuable and difficult to find: Good secretaries are like gold dust …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gold dust — noun fine particles of gold. Phrases be like gold dust Brit. be very rare and valuable …   English new terms dictionary

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