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Synonyms for foil

Synonyms for foil

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

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a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal

anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities

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a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through

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picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base

a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

enhance by contrast

cover or back with foil

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Pawel Lisonec, Manager of the API Foils distribution centre in Poland said: "After observing continued industry growth in Poland, we knew it was important to invest in the region.
How this applies to stencil systems of today is it is the characteristic of the foil property returning to its original position after a force has been applied and then removed.
Vishay Precision Group (VPG) is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements.
Even though the current high speed foil proved not to be the right answer it has shown them the way they needed to go in developing the breakthrough foils.
The acquired business produces multicoloured printed foil packaging for confectionery products.
SCULPTING MEDIA Making foil balls and noodles is basic to children's explorations.
While the under-18s were in action in Newcastle, the first senior open competition of the new fencing season - the Essex Open - was taking place in Colchester and there was a Welsh winner in the shape of Rhys Melia in the men's foil and a bronze medal for Welshman Gareth Thomas in the men's epee.
Kaufmann says that the process can replace separate downstream operations such as electroplating or the fitting of a metal sheath, with advantages over both in that the foil is thicker and less sensitive than a plated layer and has a cold metallic feel, and is lighter than a plate which is screwed or glued in place.
Key words: schlieren, optical visualization, polymeric foil, defectoscopy.
PRISONERS are facing a dried-out Christmas dinner after addict inmates pinched the tin foil needed to cook the turkey.
Explain that anything they paint onto the foil will transfer as a print.
Line a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick foil (or line with foil and grease foil with butter).
The Fair Trade Commission on Friday instructed seven aluminum foil makers to scrap a price cartel that allegedly set the timing and range of price hikes of aluminum foil, the government antimonopoly watchdog said.
A test experiment has shown that the number of ultracold neutrons (UCN) of one polarization state, transmitted through a 100 [micro]m Al foil when placed in a 5 T magnetic field, is greater by 3.
Copper foil has been used to form conductors on printed circuit boards for more than 50 years, ever since subtractively etched copper-clad laminates replaced labor-intensive point-to-point wiring.