Explicație foil în Dicționarul Englez Englez

foil

(fēl )

substantiv
a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
substantiv
a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
"the photographic film was wrapped in foil"

substantiv
picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base
viewed with a projector
substantiv
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
"the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils"

substantiv
anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing''s good qualities
"pretty girls like plain friends as foils"

verb
cover or back with foil
"foil mirrors"

verb
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"
"foil your opponent"

verb
enhance by contrast
"In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) transparency
(verb) baffle, bilk, cross, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart