American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thin, pliable sheet of aluminum or of tin-lead alloy, used as a protective wrapping.
- n. a thin, pliable sheet of tin or an alloy of tin and lead, used as a protective wrapping
- n. aluminium foil
- n. foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead
- Blend of tin and foil (Wiktionary)
“Nice fresh Alaskan salmon on the grill in tinfoil, drizzled with soy sauce, sprinkled with lemon pepper, topped with elephant garlic and fresh slices of lemon ... oh yes, half the lemon is squeezed all over it, other spices you may see fit.”
“Or freshly caught trout wrapped in tinfoil and thrown in the fire when you are camping (and hungry).”
“How about I give you $2.50 and you wrap me in tinfoil?”
“Or where we wonder if his tinfoil is wound too tight?”
“I thought he was just covering the inside bottom of the remote in tinfoil, rather than making a reflective backboard. brianhatch”
“I'm so glad I cornered the market in tinfoil well before the hats came out.”
“Wired News has a nice little gallery up from the Alien Abduction festival on Toronto's Queen Street West last week -- local merchants offered classes in tinfoil beanie manufacture, and "probing 101" (from the local sex-positive sex-shop).”
“I just wrapped the grip of my key in tinfoil to jam the transponder.”
“Kooks in tinfoil hats say things like, “But with your Neanderthal leader at the helm, weâ€ ™ re rapidly leaving civilization behind and are slumping back into some weird proto-fascist swamp.””
“A Washington man's apartment-sitter wrapped everything he owned in tinfoil while he was away:”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tinfoil’.
Headgear: “anything worn on the head” (that isn’t part of the head). Hats are fine, but for a more detailed, wider selection of fashionable hats in all colors and sizes, please see Reese Tee’s li...
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Words and phrases that have "oil" in them.
various trinkets and shiny objects
So I'm trying one of these.
by Sylvia Plath
deep in liquid indigo
of dilute light
quiver in thin streaks
Looking for tweets for tinfoil.