[ verb ] hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge" "foil your opponent"
Used in print([Anonymous,] "What You Should Know About Air...)
You 'll foil them in droves , along with their pal humidity , by having and using a kitchen_range exhaust_fan , a bathroom ventilator for when you shower , and an outside vent for the clothes drier .
[ verb ] enhance by contrast
"In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background"
Used in print(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)
Long observation has taught Mason that most landscape can be reduced to three essential planes : a foreground in sharp focus - either a light area with dark accents or a dark one with lights ; a middle_distance often containing the major motif ; and a background , usually a silhouetted form foiled against the sky .
[ verb ] cover or back with foil
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26595
[ noun ] (sport,arms) a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button