Aluminum foil


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aluminum foil

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′fȯil]
(metallurgy)
Aluminum in the form of a sheet of thickness not exceeding 0.005 inch (0.127 millimeter).
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Aluminum foil

A thin sheet of aluminum; commonly used for reflective insulation.
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aluminum foil

Very thin aluminum sheet (less than 0.006 in. or 0.15 mm); usually used for thermal insulation and vapor barriers.
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