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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.
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Noun1.tin foil - 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
2.tin foil - foil made of aluminumtin foil - foil made of aluminum    
foil - a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
Al, aluminium, aluminum, atomic number 13 - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
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