silver paper
noun Date: 1846 tin foil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • silver paper — noun uncount BRITISH SILVER FOIL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • silver paper — n [U] BrE paper that is shiny like metal on one side, and is used for wrapping food →↑foil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • silver paper — /sɪlvə ˈpeɪpə/ (say silvuh paypuh) noun a thin sheet of silver, or silver like metal (especially aluminium), used for wrapping foods, tobaccos, and other domestic articles. Also, silver foil …   Australian English dictionary

  • silver paper — Brit. 1. See silver foil. 2. tinfoil. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • silver paper — UK / US noun [uncountable] British silver foil …   English dictionary

  • silver paper — noun (U) BrE paper that is shiny like metal on one side, used especially for wrapping food …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • SILVER PAPER — …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver foil — paper made of silver, paper made of aluminum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silver foil — silver or silver colored metal in foil form. Also called, Brit., silver paper. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • silver — n., adj., & v. n. Chem. 1 a greyish white lustrous malleable ductile precious metallic element, occurring naturally as the element and in mineral form, and used chiefly with an admixture of harder metals for coin, plate, and ornaments, as a… …   Useful english dictionary

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