aluminium foil

noun
foil made of aluminum
Syn: ↑aluminum foil, ↑tin foil
Hypernyms: ↑foil
Substance Meronyms: ↑aluminum, ↑aluminium, ↑Al, ↑atomic number 13

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aluminium foil UK US noun [uncountable]
a very thin light sheet of shiny metal that you can wrap food in to keep it fresh
Thesaurus: things used for keeping food freshhyponym

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  • Aluminium foil — (known as aluminum foil in North America) is aluminium prepared in thin sheets with a thickness less than 0.2 mm / 0.008 in, although much thinner gauges down to 0.006 mm are commonly used. [http://www.alufoil.org/eng/alufoil 343.html European… …   Wikipedia

  • aluminium foil — noun A very thin, pliable, easily torn sheet of aluminium used for cooking, packaging, cosmetics, and insulation. Syn: tinfoil …   Wiktionary

  • aluminium foil — /ˌæljəmɪniəm ˈfɔɪl/ (say .alyuhmineeuhm foyl) noun thin sheets of aluminium used for wrapping food, as for cooking in an oven …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aluminium foil — Алюминиевая фольга …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • aluminium foil — noun (U) a very thin sheet of shiny metal that you wrap around food to protect it; tinfoil …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • aluminium foil — UK / US noun [uncountable] a very thin light sheet of shiny metal that you can wrap food in to keep it fresh …   English dictionary

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