wire wool


Definition of wire wool


  1. :  long threads of metal that are wound together to form a rough pad which is used for cleaning and polishing things

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  metal in the form of a usually very flexible thread or slender rod

    :  a thread or rod of such material

    :  wirework

  1. :  to provide with wire :  use wire on for a specific purpose

    :  to send or send word to by telegraph

    :  to connect by or as if by a wire

  1. :  the soft wavy or curly usually thick undercoat of various hairy mammals and especially the sheep made up of a matrix of keratin fibers and covered with minute scales

    :  a product of wool

    :  a woven fabric or garment of such fabric

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to cast off or become cast off

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