Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element gold.

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  • n. Symbol for gold.

Etymologies

From Latin aurum, gold.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin aurum. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gold | Au | 197.2 | 19.30 | Au_ {2} O_ {3} | AuCl_ {3} | 1064°

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Confessions under the title Au lieu de soi: L'approche de Saint Augustin

    Joseph S. O'Leary homepage

  • But in Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine, and the End of France, available on Amazon today, he broadens his focus to include food, specifically, haute cuisine in France.

    Giveaway: Au Revoir to All That by Michael Steinberger | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The Vin Au Verre can hold 8 bottles (4 red, 4 white) of your readily drinkable wines on tap for leisured consumption.

    The Kegerator for Wine | Impact Lab

  • Our problem with the Vin Au Verre is not the price (which we can only guess is steep) but that the experience of uncorking, decanting and appreciating the bottle is lost.

    The Kegerator for Wine | Impact Lab

  • I'm sure the Two Fat Ladies would approve and if another ferret appears we'll call it Au Gratin just to add a touch of class.

    48 entries from October 2007

  • My pal Wagner James Au is a pro games writer who's working now as an "embedded reporter" (heh) at a games startup, chronicling the developments in the world of a new massively multiplayer game.

    Boing Boing: July 13, 2003 - July 19, 2003 Archives

  • Gold’s chemical symbol, Au, comes from the latin word for gold (aurum).

    All That Glitters

  • Noting that "Bresson was a gifted enough director of non-actors to get a great performance out of a donkey in Au Hasard Balthazar," Steve Erickson of Nerve's Movie Lounge begins by clearing the air with these remarks: "Much critical discussion of Robert Bresson - whom Jean-Luc Godard called the Mozart of film - has fixated on whether he was a religious artist or a materialist.

    GreenCine Daily: DVDs, 1/24.

  • You added pastries, using a small supplier called Au Bon Pain that was in financial trouble because of debt.

    Rising to the Occasion With a Bakery Chain

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