glass wool

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glass wool

n.
Loosely packed strands of fiberglass used especially for insulation and in air filters.
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glass wool

n
(Textiles) fine spun glass massed into a wool-like bulk, used in insulation, filtering, etc
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glass′ wool′


n.
spun glass resembling wool, used for insulation, filters, etc.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glass wool - glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
filter - device that removes something from whatever passes through it
dielectric, insulator, nonconductor - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
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Translations

glass wool

nlana di vetro
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Abstract: The invention concerns a yam comprising a core (A) obtained by coextrusion of a glass multifilament E, R, C or S, or more generally of glass silk or basalt, and a polymer sheath of the thermoplastic, thermoset, natural elastomer fluorinated or non-fluorinated synthetic elastomer type.