Cats hate how tinfoil feels on their paws, and they'll soon learn to keep out of the area.
Cut out star shapes from old boxes or magazine covers and then cover them in tinfoil.
Cover inappropriate places with tinfoil if you discover kitty is using them for a litter box.
In medieval illumination it furnished, as a glaze upon burnished tinfoil, a cheap and effective substitute for gold.
§ 1173) by constructing a large chamber or box of paper covered with tinfoil or thin metal.
In the case of the charged Leyden jar, he asserted that the inner coating of tinfoil had received more than its ordinary quantity of electricity, and was therefore electrified positively, or plus, while the outer coating of tinfoil having had its ordinary quantity of electricity diminished, was electrified negatively, or minus.
Cavendish measured the capacity of disks and condensers of various forms, and proved that the capacity of a Leyden pane is proportional to the surface of the tinfoil and inversely as the thickness of the glass.
Sir William Watson (1715-1787) in England first observed the flash of light when a Leyden jar is discharged, and he and Dr John Bevis (1695-1771) suggested coating the jar inside and outside with tinfoil.
The instrument known as a Leyden jar consists of a glass bottle coated within and without for three parts of the way up with tinfoil.
The main centres of the hardware industry are Munich, Nuremberg, Augsburg and Furth; the two first especially for locomotives and automobiles, the last for tinfoil and metal toys.