silver foil

noun
silver or silver-colored metal in foil form.
Also called, British, silver paper.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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Upstairs they added a dressing room covered completely in silver foil, including the insides of the drawers.
The space suits worn by astronauts also include a silver foil lining designed to reduce energy transfer by radiation.
In the presence of silver foil the yield of ethane increased forty times due to the abstraction of iodine as silver iodide.
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