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1. foil

noun. ['ˈfɔɪl'] a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal.

Synonyms

  • gold foil
  • tinfoil
  • chaff
  • tin foil
  • sheet metal
  • aluminum foil

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • refrain
  • confront
  • attack

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

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Rhymes with Tin Foil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • soil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle
  • boil

Sentences with tin-foil


1. Noun Phrase
Allow the ham to rest with tin foil on top for at least 15

2. Noun Phrase
Remove from heat and cover with a tent of tin foil.

3. Noun Phrase
Set the wax stick aside on a piece of tin foil.

4. Noun Phrase
Then wrap the meat in plastic or tin foil and refrigerate it until you are ready to cook.

2. foil

verb. ['ˈfɔɪl'] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Synonyms

  • forestall
  • foreclose
  • bilk
  • frustrate
  • short-circuit
  • prevent
  • disappoint
  • baffle
  • ruin
  • dash
  • preclude
  • let down
  • spoil
  • scotch
  • forbid
  • thwart
  • queer

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • wasteful
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

3. foil

verb. ['ˈfɔɪl'] enhance by contrast.

Synonyms

  • counterpoint

Antonyms

  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

4. foil

noun. ['ˈfɔɪl'] a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through.

Synonyms

  • device

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • linger

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

5. foil

noun. ['ˈfɔɪl'] a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button.

Antonyms

  • lengthwise

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

6. foil

noun. ['ˈfɔɪl'] picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector.

Synonyms

  • ikon
  • image
  • viewgraph
  • lantern slide
  • picture
  • overhead
  • slide
  • transparency

Antonyms

  • let
  • enchant
  • repair
  • make

Etymology

  • feuille (French)
  • fueille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • foilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fouler (French)
  • foulis (French)

7. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] 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.

Synonyms

  • metallic element
  • atomic number 50
  • cassiterite
  • Sn
  • tin foil
  • metal

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • level
  • cathode

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tin

verb. ['ˈtɪn'] plate with tin.

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • tinplate

Antonyms

  • free
  • break
  • waste

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tin

noun. ['ˈtɪn'] metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour.

Synonyms

  • container
  • cannister

Antonyms

  • attack
  • admit
  • let

Etymology

  • tin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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