Significado de “foil” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "foil" - Diccionario Inglés

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foilnoun

uk /fɔɪl/ us /fɔɪl/

foilverb [ T ]

uk /fɔɪl/ us /fɔɪl/

(Definition of “foil” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "foil" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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foilnoun

us /fɔɪl/

foil noun (METAL SHEET)

[ U ] a very thin sheet of metal, used esp. for wrapping food:

foil noun (COMPARISON)

[ C ] someone or something that makes another’s good or bad qualities all the more noticeable:

The older, cynical character in the play is the perfect foil for the innocent William.

foil noun (BLADE)

[ C ] a thin, light weapon with a long blade used in the sport of fencing

foilverb [ T ]

us /fɔɪl/

foil verb [ T ] (PREVENT)

to prevent someone or something from being successful:

An attempted coup against the country’s military ruler was foiled yesterday.

FOILnoun [ U ]

us /fɔɪl/

mathematics abbreviation for first, outer, inner, last, the rule for multiplying two binomials (= statements that have two numbers or symbols each)

(Definition of “foil” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)