Foie Foiled

Foil

Meanings and phrases

foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
  2. anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; enhancer
  3. picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector; transparency
  4. a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
  5. 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; hydrofoil

foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enhance by contrast
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; thwart; queer; spoil; scotch; cross; frustrate; baffle; bilk
  3. cover or back with foil

aluminium foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foil made of aluminum; aluminum foil; tin foil

aluminum foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foil made of aluminum; aluminium foil; tin foil

gold foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foil made of gold

tin foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foil made of aluminum; aluminum foil; aluminium foil
  2. foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead; tinfoil

team foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's team foil event.
  • She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.
  • She won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.

foil event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's team foil event.
  • She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.
  • She won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.

individual foil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the 2013 Mediterranean Games, Abouelkassem won a bronze medal in the individual foil.
  • Abouelkassem qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics and entered the individual foil event in the round of 32, defeating American Miles Chamley-Watson 15-10.
  • At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he competed in the men's individual foil, finishing 11th, losing to Benjamin Kleibrink, the eventual champion, in the second round.

foil events

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the 2015 African Games he won gold medals in the men's individual and team foil events.
  • As a fencer she participated in the Individual foil events at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics.
  • He earned his first World Cup medal as a senior, bronze, at the 2011 Fleuret de St-Petersbourg, and captured gold at the 2011 Pan Arab Games in the individual and team foil events.

team foil event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's team foil event.
  • She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.
  • She won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's team foil event.
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