\fˈɔ͡ɪl], \fˈɔɪl], \f_ˈɔɪ_l]\
Definitions of FOIL
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By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A leaf or thin plate of metal, as, tin-foil; a small rounded leaf-like form in window tracery; among jewellers, a thin leaf of metal placed under precious stones to increase their brilliancy; anything of another colour, or of different quality, which serves to set off another thing to advantage; a thin coat of tin with quicksilver, laid on the back of a mirror to cause reflection.
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By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] A leaf or thin plate of metal;â€”a thin leaf of metal placed under precious stones to increase their brilliancy or colour; hence, any thing of another colour, or of different qualities, which serves to adorn, or set off another thing to advantage;â€”a rounded or loaf-like ornament in windows, niches, &c., called trefoil, quatrefoil, cinquefoil, &c, according to the number of arcs of which it is composed;â€”a thin coat of tin on the back of a looking-glass.
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