tinfoil


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tin·foil

also tin foil  (tĭn′foil′)
n.
A thin, pliable sheet of aluminum or of tin-lead alloy, used as a protective wrapping.

tinfoil

(ˈtɪnˌfɔɪl)
n
1. (Metallurgy) thin foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead
2. (Cookery) thin foil made of aluminium; used for wrapping foodstuffs

tin•foil

(ˈtɪnˌfɔɪl)

n.
tin, or an alloy of tin and lead, in the form of a thin sheet, used as a wrapping for foods, drugs, etc.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tinfoil - foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead
foil - a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
atomic number 50, Sn, tin - a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
Translations
صَفيحَة مَعْدَنِيَّه، وَرَق فِضّيوَرَقٌ فِضِّيّ
staniolhliníková fólie
sølvpapir
folio
alufolija
alufólia
álpappír
アルミ箔
은박지
aluminiumfolie
แผ่นอลูมิเนียมที่ใช้ในครัว
giấy thiếc

tinfoil

[ˈtɪnfɔɪl] Npapel m de estaño

tinfoil

[ˈtɪnfɔɪl] npapier m d'étain

tinfoil

n (= wrapping)Stanniolpapier nt; (= aluminium foil)Aluminiumfolie f

tinfoil

[ˈtɪnˌfɔɪl] n(carta) stagnola

tin

(tin) noun
1. an element, a silvery white metal. Is that box made of tin or steel?
2. (also can) a container, usually for food, made of ˈtin-plate, thin sheets of iron covered with tin or other metal. a tin of fruit; a biscuit-tin.
adjective
made of tin or tin-plate. a tin plate
tinned adjective
(of food) sealed in a tin for preservation etc. tinned foods.
ˈtinfoil noun
tin or other metal in the form of very thin sheets, used for wrapping etc. I'm going to bake the ham in tinfoil.
ˈtin-opener noun
(American ˈcan-opener) any of several types of tool or device for opening tins of food.

tinfoil

وَرَقٌ فِضِّيّ hliníková fólie sølvpapir Aluminiumfolie ασημόχαρτο papel de aluminio folio papier d’aluminium alufolija stagnola アルミ箔 은박지 aluminiumfolie aluminiumsfolie folia aluminiowa papel de alumínio, papel de alumíno оловянная фольга aluminiumfolie แผ่นอลูมิเนียมที่ใช้ในครัว kalay yaldızı giấy thiếc 锡箔纸
References in classic literature ?
We are the photometers, we the irritable goldleaf and tinfoil that measure the accumulations of the subtle element.
On the way back to the Hilton hotel, he stopped at a 24-hour supermarket to buy tinfoil and baking soda - used to make crack.
If the last one was the golden generation, this one has more the look of tinfoil.
Robots should at least be made to wear tinfoil hats or something
The study revealed particular sensitivity to the sound of a metal spoon hitting a bowl, crinkling tinfoil and tapping glass.
Bi, who is unemployed, tried to evade detection by wrapping the hundreds of packets in tinfoil in a crude attempt to hide them.
I don't intend to go into battle without the proper equipment, so I've decided to shed my tinfoil hat for a full metal colander.
If you hold a sheet of tinfoil, you get even more sunlight on your face, the reflected sunlight.
Its pump clip pledged "discreet all-day protection" against aliens, zombie mind parasites and conspiracy theorists, promising "no more conspicuous tinfoil hats".
Using lights in the sky, crop circles, lumps of space rock, tinfoil, and mystifying time tricks, the duo do an excellent job of convincing the locals that aliens have been observing them for years and are about to make contact.
Nelson says the container was heavy and had tinfoil protruding from the lid, so the man considered it suspicious.
Lay the beetroot on tinfoil with the thyme sprigs and garlic and drizzle over a little olive oil.