Definition of tinfoil in English:


Line breaks: tin|foil
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪnfɔɪl


[mass noun]
  • Foil made of aluminium or a similar grey metal, used especially for covering or wrapping food: garlic bread wrapped in tinfoil
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    • Chill the whole cake for 24 hours or - if you intend to freeze it - cover tightly with tinfoil, then plastic wrap and freeze at this stage.
    • Served in a double-lined package of greaseproof paper and tinfoil, it had the look of a Christmas present for a cat.
    • The bodies and instruments were formed out of paper, tinfoil, foil-backed paper and dowel rods.

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