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tinfoilnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɪn.fɔɪl/  us   /ˈtɪn.fɔɪl/
shiny, ​metalmaterial, as ​thin as ​paper, that is used ​especially for ​wrappingfood in ​order to ​store it or ​cook it
(Definition of tinfoil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tinfoilnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɪnˌfɔɪl/
foil
(Definition of tinfoil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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