wire wool


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wire wool

n
(Tools) a mass of fine wire used for cleaning and scouring
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Noun1.wire wool - a mass of woven steel fibers used as an abrasive
abradant, abrasive, abrasive material - a substance that abrades or wears down
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wire wool

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This was because they were made in-house and sometimes a ball of wire wool would be stuffed in - very painful if not discovered before wearing.
We'll have to go back to the wire wool tights - they might be like wearing pipe lagging, but they don't contravene any public obscenity laws.
Malcolm Hope, prosecuting, said: "A customer ordered a takeaway meal from Chunki Chicken on Linthorpe Road, she collected the food, took it home, and found pieces of wire wool in the chicken wrap she had ordered.
The company make everything from the track for the London's Crossrail project to the steel used in wire wool, tyres and paper clips.
Gaps in the walls, big enough to allow access to pests, had been partially plugged with masking tape and wire wool, which Judge Lloyd described as an "absolutely amateurish" attempt to control the infestation.
It was memorable for two reasons, firstly because I got to touch them (they feel like little balls of wire wool and have furry feet) and secondly because during the on-camera interview with the zoo head, one of the babies peed down his shirt.
The Tin Room in 1957 was the descriptive name for that part of the kitchen where erks like me scratched the grease off enormous metal trays of fried egg, bacon and sausage with handfuls of wire wool.
And, after a two-year absence - having been inexplicably axed by the Beeb despite its popularity - it once again made me want to scrub myself with Vim and wire wool once the credits had rolled.
Generic wire wool cleaning pads have been used for these areas for many years; however they are not efficient and can cause a contamination issue due to the wire wool affecting the passivation of the surface.
Lightly sand with the finest sandpaper or wire wool, wipe down with white spirits before painting.