mineral wool


Definition of mineral wool

: any of various lightweight vitreous fibrous materials used especially in heat and sound insulation

Examples of mineral wool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It can be effectively blown over existing insulation and is available in fiberglass, cellulose, and mineral wool. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Choose the Attic Insulation Your Home Needs," 13 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of mineral wool

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Mineral wool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mineral%20wool. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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