To pyrolyze or burn food until the color begins to change to a light brown, but not as dark as browning
From gold master, a copy of the code certified as being ready for release.
(programming, of software) In a finished state, ready for manufacturing.
2011, “He felt bone-tired and twitchy, the way he did in the final stages of putting a video-game project together, almost ready to go gold and turn a new game loose on the public.”, Unearthed, Jordan Gray, page 6
2011, “I had coded guilds into M59 over the weekend, shortly before we were supposed to go gold.”, page 221, Developing Online Games: An Insider's Guide, Damion Schubert, Jessica Mulligan and Bridgette Patrovsky
2007, Sam Venable, Someday I May Find Honest Work: A Newspaper Humorist's Life, The University of Tennessee Press (2007), ISBN 9781572336001, page 179: And now this Gomerette is combing through the pizza boxes and cat litter beneath her mattress and finds one of Babe Ruth's home run bats.