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Meaning of word foil from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

foil   noun

Meaning : A piece of thin and flexible sheet metal.

Example : The photographic film was wrapped in foil.

सोने, चाँदी आदि का बहुत पतला पत्तर।

मिठाइयों को चाँदी का वरक़ लगाकर सजाया गया है।
तबक, तबक़, वरक, वरक़, वर्क, वर्क़

धातु आदि का पत्तर जो काग़ज़ के समान पतला होता है।

उसने ताम्र पत्र पर लक्ष्मी यंत्र बनवाया।
पत्र, पनी, पन्नी, परनी, पर्णी

Meaning : Anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities.

Example : Pretty girls like plain friends as foils.

Synonyms : enhancer

Meaning : 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.

Example : The fins of a fish act as hydrofoils.

Synonyms : hydrofoil

Meaning : Picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base. Viewed with a projector.

Synonyms : transparency

Meaning : A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button.

foil   verb

Meaning : Enhance by contrast.

Example : In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background.

Meaning : Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Example : What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
Foil your opponent.

Synonyms : baffle, bilk, cross, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart

Meaning : Cover or back with foil.

Example : Foil mirrors.


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