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GOLD. A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with some other metal, called alloy. Vide Money.

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They exposed one group of cells to cisplatin and another to a gold compound not in the initial screening.
By adding a gold compound to a solution in which nanorods of the semiconductor cadmium selenide are growing, a team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem led by Uri Banin has created semiconductor cylinders tipped with gold beads.
Reaction of silver nitrate and the gold compound chloroauric acid under these conditions led to successive reduction of the metals and the formation of different silver, gold and bimetallic nanoparticles.