Foiled vs Oiled - What's the difference?

foiled | oiled |


As verbs the difference between foiled and oiled

is that foiled is (foil) while oiled is simple past and past participle of oil .

As an adjective oiled is

of a machine, supplied with oil so as to allow smooth operation.

foiled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (foil)

  • FOIL

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A particular algorithm for multiplying two binomials.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To apply the FOIL algorithm to.
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    oiled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Simple past and past participle of oil.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a machine, supplied with oil so as to allow smooth operation.
  • (slang) drunk. Usually in conjunction with well.
  • * I got well oiled last night.
  • Derived terms

    * well-oiled machine

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