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Definition of the noun aluminium foil
What does aluminium foil mean as a name of something?
- foil made of aluminum
Alternative definition of the noun aluminium foil
- [British] A very thin, pliable, easily torn sheet of aluminium used for cooking, packaging, cosmetics, and insulation.
- synonym: tinfoil
Aluminium foil is aluminium prepared in thin metal leaves with a thickness less than 0.2 millimetres; thinner gauges down to 6 micrometres are also commonly used. In the United States, foils are commonly gauged in thousandths of an inch or mils. Standard household foil is typically 0.016 mm thick, and heavy duty household foil is typically 0.024 mm. The foil is pliable, and can be readily bent or wrapped around objects. Thin foils are fragile and are sometimes laminated to other materials such as plastics or paper to make them more useful. Aluminium foil supplanted tin foil in the mid 20th century.
- also known as 鋁箔紙
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by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard, Martin Pritchard (BEng (Hons), PhD.)
Aluminium alloys are easily formed due to its high ductility; this is evidenced by the thin aluminium foil sheet into which the relatively pure material ...
Dictionary of Food (2009)
International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair
See also E173 aluminium calcium silicate See E556 aluminium foil Aluminium metal rolled untilvery thin and flexible. Because it is relatively inert and does not easily corrode, it is useful as a wrapping for food or for cooking.Also calledcooking ...
by David Kut
aluminium foil, self-adhesive Aluminium foil 0.002 inches thick with a self-adhesive coating and protected by a peel-away backing ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
aluminium foil aluminium produced in the form of very thin sheets.
by Mark Hellyer , Valeriy Piatnytskyi, Sergey Nerpii
Aluminium foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, paperboard, ...
by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow
aluminium foil A thin sheet of aluminium, about 0.15mm thick. It is commonly used for REFLECTIVE INSULATION . aluminous ...
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
aluminium foil noun also called silver foil; tinfoil. a thin sheet of aluminium or a similar substance, used for wrapping, etc. alumnus (a-lum-nus) noun (plural ...
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