As nouns the difference between noil and foil
is that noil
is a short fibre left over from combing wool or spinning silk during the preparation of textile yarns sometimes it is referred to as 'raw silk', although this is somewhat of a misnomer while foil
is a very thin sheet of metal or foil
can be failure when on the point of attainment; defeat; frustration; miscarriage or foil
can be (hunting) the track of an animal.
As a verb foil is
to prevent (something) from being accomplished or foil
can be (mathematics) to multiply two binomials together or foil
can be (obsolete) to defile; to soil.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A short fibre left over from combing wool or spinning silk during the preparation of textile yarns. Sometimes it is referred to as 'Raw Silk', although this is somewhat of a misnomer.
- The silk noil was slightly nubby with random flecks in an off-white colour.
(en proper noun
A particular algorithm for multiplying two binomials.
To apply the FOIL algorithm to.