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Engelsk navneord: foil

1. foil (om genstand) a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe photographic film was wrapped in foil.


Mindre specifikke termersheet metal


Mere specifikke termeraluminium foil, aluminum foil, chaff, gold foil, tin foil, tin foil, tinfoil

2. foil (om erkendelse) anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPretty girls like plain friends as foils.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enhancer


Mindre specifikke termerattention

3. foil (om genstand) a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fins of a fish act as hydrofoils.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hydrofoil


Mindre specifikke termerdevice

4. foil (om genstand) picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)transparency


Mindre specifikke termericon, ikon, image, picture


Mere specifikke termerlantern slide, overhead, slide, viewgraph

5. foil (om genstand) a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button


Mindre specifikke termerfencing sword


Overordnet emneområdefencing


Engelsk udsagnsord: foil

1. foil (om tilstand) enhance by contrast


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn this picture, the figures are foiled against the background.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercontrast, counterpoint

2. foil (om adfærd) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
Foil your opponent.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baffle, bilk, cross, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerforbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent


Mere specifikke termerdash, disappoint, let down, ruin, short-circuit

3. foil (om relation) cover or back with foil


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFoil mirrors.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercover









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