- silver or silver-colored metal in foil form.
Origin of silver foil
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Also called, British, silver paper.
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Examples from the Web for silver foil
"The glare of the silver-foil reflectors is unbearable," she looked up, with a pointed and famous effect.Cytherea
He even found the silver-foil wrapping from the food concentrate capsule.Flight From Tomorrow
Henry Beam Piper
Each slab is here automatically wrapped in wax and silver-foil papers.The Wonder Book of Knowledge