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silver foil

silver or silver-colored metal in foil form.
Also called, British, silver paper.
Origin of silver foil
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • "The glare of the silver-foil reflectors is unbearable," she looked up, with a pointed and famous effect.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • He even found the silver-foil wrapping from the food concentrate capsule.

    Flight From Tomorrow Henry Beam Piper
  • Each slab is here automatically wrapped in wax and silver-foil papers.

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