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tin·foil

(tin'foyl),
1. Tin rolled into extremely thin sheets.
2. A base metal foil used as a separating material, as between the cast and denture base material during flasking and curing procedures.

tin·foil

(tin'foyl)
1. Base metal foil used as a separating material, as between cast and denture base material during flasking and curing procedures.
2. Tin rolled into extremely thin sheets.
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