For making tin-foil the metal is rolled into thin sheets, pieces of which are beaten out with a wooden mallet.
Hilprecht, The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania (1893 foil.); P. J.
In one variety of this fabric, a slip of gold foil is laid under each wire, and left in position after the wire is withdrawn, the cutting tool being then used with freedom in some parts of the design, so that the gold gleams through the severed thread, producing a rich and suggestive effect.
Dennstedt, which was first proposed in 1902, the substance is vaporized in a tube containing at one end platinum foil, platinized quartz, or platinized asbestos.