silver foil


: a very thin sheet of metal (such as aluminum)

Examples of silver foil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The elves were stuck to silver foil plates to represent their sleds, while the display was also covered in cotton balls to depict snow. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 28 Nov. 2023 The looser, less literal pictures are closer to traditional Japanese paintings, but with silver foil taking the place of black ink. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 3 Nov. 2023 Dressing my Sambas for a casual Monday at the office Embracing the chrome theme for the Renaissance World Tour with silver foil jeans and accessories Sambas have had their time in the spotlight over the past year—there’s no question. Harper's BAZAAR, 1 Aug. 2023 For an extra fee, each can be stamped in gold or silver foil with up to three letters in a choice of three different fonts. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 30 June 2023 Her elegant tattooed fingers are tipped with a silver foil manicure. Harper's BAZAAR, 29 May 2023 For her first modeling gig at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, Kidman wore a metallic silver foil one-shoulder dress, featuring a train that bunched at the waist, as well as black opera gloves. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 12 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Silver foil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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