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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Cover the lamb loosely with some tin foil and roast for two hours.
When the 1.5 hours is up, remove the ham from the oven and the tin foil and gently pour the glaze mixture on top of the meat.
"The khat was wrapped in tin foil and was found in three containers," police added.
Police earlier stopped the 38-year-old in his car and he handed them bags of herbal cannabis, tin foil wraps containing the cannabis-infused sweets and PS390 cash.
Drizzle over the balsamic vinegar, add a good splash of water to the tray and cover tightly with a double layer of tin foil.
Within seconds, passers-by and teachers from his school, Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni, dashed to the 12-year-old's side, covering him with tin foil and coats to keep him warm and reassuring him until paramedics arrived as rain poured down.
Foiled you If you're having a BBQ, put tin foil on the grill before you cook: it prevents mess, keeps your food warm when it's cooked, and makes cleaning up a breeze.
I've had a few highlights once but I didn't really get into that tin foil on your head, it's not very masculine, is it, really?