Translation of "gilt" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɡɪlt/ us /ɡɪlt/

covered with a thin layer of gold or a substance that is intended to look like it

a gilt picture frame 镀金画框
It's not solid gold - it's just gilt. 这不是真金——只是镀金的。


uk /ɡɪlt/ us /ɡɪlt/

gilt noun (SURFACE)

[ U ] a very thin layer of gold, silver, or a similar substance, used to cover the surface of something

a silver gilt crucifix 镀银耶稣受难像
gilt lettering 烫金字

gilt noun (MONEY)

gilts [ plural ] also gilt-edged securities UK specialized

a type of investment offered by the government that pays a fixed rate of interest and is considered low-risk


(Translation of “gilt” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)