white gold
noun Date: 1666 a pale alloy of gold especially with nickel or palladium that resembles platinum in appearance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • White gold — is an alloy of gold and at least one white metal, usually nickel or palladium. Like yellow gold, the purity of white gold is given in carats (karats).White gold s properties vary depending on the metals and proportions used. As a result, white… …   Wikipedia

  • white gold — white′ gold′ n. mel any of several gold alloys colored white by the presence of nickel, palladium, or platinum • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • white gold — n. gold alloyed variously with nickel, zinc, etc. to give it a white, platinumlike appearance, for use in jewelry …   English World dictionary

  • white gold — ► NOUN ▪ a silver coloured alloy of gold with another metal …   English terms dictionary

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  • white gold — baltasis auksas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis 59–76% Au lydinys su 4–25% Cu, 10–18% Ni, 3–8% Zn. atitikmenys: angl. white gold rus. белое золото …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • white gold — baltasis auksas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis 75% Au lydinys su 10–20% Pd, 5% Cu+Zn ir (likęs) Ag. atitikmenys: angl. white gold rus. белое золото …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • white gold — /waɪt ˈgoʊld / (say wuyt gohld) noun any of several gold alloys possessing a white colour due to the presence of nickel or platinum. Commercial alloys contain gold, nickel, copper, and zinc …   Australian English dictionary

  • white gold — any of several gold alloys colored white by the presence of nickel, palladium, or platinum. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • white gold — noun A precious metal alloy consisting of gold and a platinum group metal such as platinum or palladium or other white metal such as nickel …   Wiktionary

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