Definition of Bullion

1. Noun. A mass of precious metal.

Generic synonyms: Precious Metal



2. Noun. Gold or silver in bars or ingots.
Generic synonyms: Block Of Metal, Ingot, Metal Bar

Definition of Bullion

1. n. Uncoined gold or silver in the mass.

Definition of Bullion

1. Noun. A bulk quantity of precious metal, usually gold or silver, assessed by weight and typically cast as ingots. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bullion

1. uncoined gold or silver [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bullion

bullheadedly
bullheadedness
bullheads
bullhook
bullhooks
bullhorn
bullhorns
bulliable
bullied
bullier
bullies
bulliest
bulliform
bulling
bullings
bullion (current term)
bullionist
bullionists
bullions
bullirag
bulliragged
bulliragging
bullirags
bullish
bullishly
bullishness
bullishnesses
bullist
bullists
bullition

Literary usage of Bullion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"Influence of Base Metals in Gold bullion Assaying* BY FREDERIC P. DEWEY, t PH. B., WASHINGTON, DC HAVING shown1 the difficulty of assaying so-called cyanide ..."

2. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1904)
"In that state, and assuming no charge to be made for coinage, the value of money will conform to the value of the bullion of which it is made. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1887)
"The corresponding gold price at the same date of the legal tender silver dollar, considered as bullion, was therefore, 7lf,h, cents; the corresponding gold ..."

4. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam ( Smith, Joseph Shield Nicholson (1895)
"Before the reformation of the gold coin, the market price of standard silver bullion was, upon different occasions, five shillings and fourpence, ..."

5. Manual of Political Economy by Henry Fawcett (1888)
"Thus in England, the standard currency being gold, the value of a given weight of gold, whether in coin or in bullion, is the same ; whereas, India having a ..."

6. The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources by Francis Bowen (1859)
"If coin and bullion answer this condition, — that is, if other commodities are dearer at home than abroad,—-then coin and bullion will be sent. ..."

7. Foreign Exchange by Albert Conser Whitaker (1919)
"ounce and 25.8 is contained 186%x>+ times in By providing for the "free" and "gratuitous" coinage of standard bullion the statutes make it compulsory for ..."

8. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"claimer of such molten silver or bullion; and unless the owner, " proprietor, or claimer, or the party sued, shall prove that the " seizure or forfeiture ..."

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