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

nlana d'acciaio
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| LIKE that recurring rash you'd never admit to, Naked Attraction was back on Channel 4 last week to make me want to scour my eyes with bleach and wire wool.
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.
The company make everything from the track for the London's Crossrail project to the steel used in wire wool, tyres and paper clips.
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. It amazes me how my hands recovered to wield a cricket bat for so many years.
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.
Parts of my bathroom radiator were covered in rust and I cleaned it with wire wool. But the new paint is peeling in parts and bits of the metal are showing through.
The company's testing includes grit abrasion, wire wool and razor blade cutting, as well as extreme temperature testing for the premium coating.
Whilst I knew this wouldn't really be the case and it would be highly unlikely that my trainer would throw me into an ice bath before scouring me with wire wool (an actual form of army beasting known as a regimental bath), I was still apprehensive as to how my inaugural session would go.
I even saw Cheryl touch Dannii (rumour has it the wire wool came out after).