What does bullion mean?

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ˈbʊl yənbul·lion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullionnoun

    a mass of precious metal

  2. bullionnoun

    gold or silver in bars or ingots

Wiktionary

  1. bullionnoun

    A bulk quantity of precious metal, usually gold or silver, assessed by weight and typically cast as ingots.

    Etymology: From bulloin, bullioun, from xno, of obscure origin, perhaps from bouillon, extending the sense to that of 'melting'. seems to have come from the unrelated .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bullionnoun

    uncoined gold or silver in the mass

  2. Bullionnoun

    base or uncurrent coin

  3. Bullionnoun

    showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc

  4. Bullionnoun

    heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bullion

    bool′yun, n. gold and silver in the mass and uncoined, though occasionally used as practically synonymous with the precious metals, coined and uncoined: a heavy twisted cord fringe, often covered with gold or silver wire.—n. Bull′ionist, one in favour of an exclusive metallic currency. [Ety. dub.; but apparently related to Low L. bullio, a boiling, melting.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bullion in a Sentence

  1. Everett Millman:

    There was going to be a backlog in the silver bullion supply chain that rendered Silver Eagles more scarce either way.

  2. Harriet Hunnable:

    As demand for gold grows rapidly in China and the Far East markets, and physical bullion moves eastward, the world increasingly looks at market conditions and price signals in the biggest bullion trading hub in the region, Hong Kong.

  3. Julian Klymochko:

    In order for units to trade in-line with the underlying bullion, the unitholders require a physical redemption option at net asset value.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    I have a gold bullion and a 'one additional minute for your life' in my hand; as a gift, if you choose the second one, then I say you are a wise person!

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Cheerful poor is rich with a smile, sulky rich is poor with a bullion of gold.

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