mineral wool

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mineral wool

n.
An inorganic fibrous substance that is produced by steam blasting and cooling molten glass or a similar substance and is used as an insulator and a filtering material.

mineral wool

n
(Elements & Compounds) a fibrous material made by blowing steam or air through molten slag and used for packing and insulation. Also called: rock wool

min′eral wool`


n.
a woollike material for heat and sound insulation, made by blowing steam or air through molten rock.
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Noun1.mineral wool - a light fibrous material used as an insulatormineral wool - a light fibrous material used as an insulator
dielectric, insulator, nonconductor - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity