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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
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We are the photometers, we the irritable goldleaf and tinfoil that measure the accumulations of the subtle element.
As the protagonist experiences life on an army base and forms an obsession over collecting tin foil 'for the cause,' his life some sixty years later comes full circle as an obsession turns into memories of the war years that reveals an unexpected consequence of his tinfoil collection efforts.
8DA followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Avocado 9 Visor 10 Nifty 11 Termite 12 Era 13 Rifleman 16 Clock off 17 Lee 19 Chagrin 21 Trevi 22 Piece 23 Skittle DOWN: 1 Launder 2 Golf ball 3 Navy 4 Overleaf 5 Asti 6 Grieg 8 Out of bounds 13 Recorder 14 Ailments 15 Retired 18 Scope 20 Area 21 Trim QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Earth tremor 8 Sad 9 Wig 11 Trainer 12 Villa 13 Elm 14 Sew 15 Foolish 17 Pat 19 Oily 21 Well 23 Even 25 Glow 27 Not 29 Estuary 31 Eat 34 Are 36 Sleep 37 Stilton 38 Spa 39 Old 40 Starter home DOWN: 1 Earl 2 Adam 3 Tinfoil 4 Thrill 5 Elvis 6 Owls 7 Rile 8 Steep 10 Gawky 16 Hoe 18 Two 20 Inn 22 Ewe 24 Varnish 25 Guess 26 Pursue 28 Trend 30 Super 32 Alps 33 Teat 34 Atom 35 Role
Bizarrely, it was wrapped in tinfoil and was found next to a scabbard.
But while the tinfoil trews look great on models with legs like chipolatas, I'd end up resembling ovenready mutton dressed as lamb.
If you see a shifty old man shuffling through coffee shops off-loading suspicious looking tinfoil parcels don't worry - it's just my wee dad dishing out chicken breasts again.
2 Tear off 4 large pieces of tinfoil, then place onto a chopping board.
Finally Easter Sunday, Subject and The Building Society present Tinfoil (Irish Techno god Sunil Sharpe and DeFeKT) alongside Jon Hussey, Lloyd Grogan and Sean Whitty.
Pizzia Pockets For one serving you will need: * 2 slices of bread * 1 tablespoon of butter or margarine * 1/4 cup of spaghetti sauce * 2 tablespoons of grated mozzarella cheese * your choice: pepperoni slices, 1 tablespoon of chopped red or green pepper, onion, tomato, or pineapple bits * a square of heavy-duty tinfoil large enough to wrap around your bread Directions: 1.
Robots should at least be made to wear tinfoil hats or something
Students will be working in teams of 2-4 to build a boat out of only a piece of tinfoil and testing how many paperclips it holds.
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.