English to Greek Meaning :: foil

Foil :
αλουμινόχαρτο
ξίφος, χρυσόχαρτο, αμβλύ ξίφος, λεπτό φύλλο μέταλλουματαιώνω - αλουμινόχαρτοαλουμινόχαρτοματαίωσεΜΑΤΑΙΩΣΗφύλλα
 
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Noun(1) Anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities(2) A device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate(3) Picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector(4) A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button(5) 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(6) Picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base(7) Viewed with a projector(8) Contrast
Verb(1) Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires(2) Cover or back with foil(3) Hinder or prevent (the efforts(4) Plans(5) Or desires) of(6) Circumvent(7) Nip in the bud

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(1) The reflective foil gives the surface a shiny playful quality.(2) Now Thatcher's famous intransigence provided the perfect foil to the image being built of the noble rebel.(3) The greater the pressure, the smaller the diameter the ruptured foil would be.(4) The tournament involves the three fencing swords, foil , u00d4u00f6u00a3u252cu00abpu00d4u00f6u00a3u252cu00abe and sabre and comprises individual and team events.(5) I unwrapped a Pop Tart from its foil wrapper and placed it in the toaster.(6) And as well as wrapping the turkey in foil this year, some people tried doing the same with their sets.(7) She grimaced and let the point of her foil drop to the floor.(8) Gold foil is used for decorative gilding coatings in, for example books, church furniture, steeples and statues.(9) Indeed Veeru's Napier thrust looked just the foil to Rahul's rapier thrust.(10) Like the film, it begins with an ordinary day in the life of Mr. Incredible and his wife-to-be, Elastigirl, as they foil a bank heist.(11) Aluminium foil(12) In Tucson, Arizona, Barbara dries them on her roof, spreading the tomatoes on oiled screens under cheesecloth tents to foil the birds.(13) He was a great u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510reacter,u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb which made him the perfect foil for Stan and Ollie.(14) I had read about this kind of sword before - a Rapier - a dueling foil - a child's toy.(15) The final inclusion is a thin foil case badge saying simply u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Geared by MSIu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb.(16) I could see lots of clear plastic bags and silver foil wraps floating away.
Related Words
(1) aluminum foil ::
αλουμινόχαρτο
(2) tin foil ::
αλουμινόχαρτο
(3) gold foil ::
φύλλο χρυσού
(4) metal foil ::
μεταλλικό φύλλο
(5) silver foil ::
αλουμινόχαρτο
(6) foil paper ::
φύλλο χαρτί
(7) to foil ::
να εξουδετερώνει
(8) serve as a foil ::
χρησιμεύσει ως ένα φύλλο
(9) foil weave ::
ανταύγειες με αλουμινόχαρτο
Synonyms
Noun
1. contrast ::
αντίθεση
2. transparency ::
διαφάνεια
3. hydrofoil ::
δελφίνι
4. enhancer ::
ενισχυτή
Verb
5. thwart ::
εγκάρσιος
6. cross ::
σταυρός
Antonyms
1. Abet
  
2. Aid
  
3. Assist
  
4. Help
  
Different Forms
foil, foiled, foiling, foils
Word Example from TV Shows

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Eat a block of cream cheese
straight from the foil

Eat a block of cream cheese straight from the FOIL

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 14


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