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tinfoil

thin foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead
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tinfoil

[′tin‚fȯil]
(metallurgy)
Foil made of tin or a tin alloy.
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tinfoil

A very thin sheet of tin, now replaced by other foils such as aluminum.
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