goldbeating

or gold beat·ing

[ gohld-bee-ting ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌbi tɪŋ /

noun

the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.

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Origin of goldbeating

First recorded in 1755–65; gold + beating

OTHER WORDS FROM goldbeating

goldbeater, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for goldbeating

gold-beating

noun

the act, process, or skill of hammering sheets of gold into gold leaf

Derived forms of gold-beating

gold-beater, noun
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