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foil

(foyl),
An extremely thin pliable sheet of metal.

foil

Dentistry
A thin, typically malleable laminate of metal (e.g., gold foil) used for tooth restoration.

Sports medicine
A lightweight fencing sword with no cutting edges and a rounded button at its point.
 
Vox populi
A person or thing placed or associated with another to provide marked contrast between the two.

foil

(foyl)
An extremely thin pliable sheet of metal.
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Now if magazines or old newspapers are nowhere in sight, recycle your old aluminum foil instead.
with two other foil mills, Sayanal in the Russian republic of Khakasia and Urals Foil, ARMENAL forms the company's Packaging
API Foils Managing Director, Will Oldham said, "We were pleased to be exhibiting at Label Expo 2013 and were excited to showcase our extensive product range and industry knowledge.
To investigate whether Ti and Mo can be used as alternative materials to Nb in the Ga target for [sup.68]Ge production, we carried out heating experiments with Ti, Nb, and Mo foils in liquid Ga at 120[degrees] C and investigated the effect of liquid Ga on the morphology and chemical composition of those metals in this paper.
KEMET was consulted by Winchester Capital in the deal.Country: , USASector: Metals/MiningTarget: Cornell Dubilier Foil LLCBuyer: KEMET CorporationVendor: Cornell-Dubilier Marketing IncDeal size in USD: 15mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: ClosedBuyer advisor: Winchester Capital
The acquired business produces multicoloured printed foil packaging for confectionery products.
MPM foiled is delivered in format sizes of maximum dimension 1,250 mm by 3,000 mm.
SCULPTING MEDIA Making foil balls and noodles is basic to children's explorations.
While the under-18s were in action in Newcastle, the first senior open competition of the new fencing season - the Essex Open - was taking place in Colchester and there was a Welsh winner in the shape of Rhys Melia in the men's foil and a bronze medal for Welshman Gareth Thomas in the men's epee.
In enacting FOIL, the Legislature expressly recognized that "The people's right to know the process of governmental decision-making and to review the documents and statistics leading to determinations is basic to our society.
Adhesion of the foil requires a coupling agent, which has been developed by the Hochschule fur Technik in Rapperswil in Switzerland, in collaboration with Kaufmann.