tinfoil

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See also: tin-foil and tin foil

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Etymology[edit]

tin +‎ foil

Noun[edit]

tinfoil (countable and uncountable, plural tinfoils)

  1. A thin, pliable sheet of tin or an alloy of tin and lead, used as a protective wrapping.
  2. (proscribed) aluminium foil

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tinfoil (third-person singular simple present tinfoils, present participle tinfoiling, simple past and past participle tinfoiled)

  1. (transitive) To cover in tinfoil.