Definition of Steel wool

1. Noun. A mass of woven steel fibers used as an abrasive.

Exact synonyms: Wire Wool
Generic synonyms: Abradant, Abrasive, Abrasive Material



Definition of Steel wool

1. Noun. Fine strips of steel, usually formed into pads and used as an abrasive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steel Wool

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steel magnolia
steel mill
steel oneself
steel oneself against
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steel pan orchestra
steel plant
steel plate
steel production
steel rim
steel rims
steel trap
steel wheel
steel wheels
steel wool (current term)
steelbow
steelbows
steeld
steeled
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steelers
steelhead
steelheads
steelie
steelier
steelies
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steelily
steeliness

Literary usage of Steel wool

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1. United States Compiled Statutes, Annotated, 1916: Embracing the Statutes of by United States, John Allan Mallory (1917)
"steel wool or steel shavings, 20 per centum ad valorem. ... steel wool, consisting of the filaments or shavings produced by passing toothed knives over ..."

2. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parloa (1898)
"steel wool and steel shavings. Insects and vermin. Cockroaches. Thermometers in the kitchen. The melting- point of some metals and alloys. ..."

3. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parola (1906)
"steel wool and steel shavings. Insects and vermin. Cockroaches. Thermometers in the kitchen. The melting- point of some metals and alloys. ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"steel wool In Tariff Act July 24, 1«П7, С. 11, gl, Schedule С, par. ... "steel wool," consisting of the filaments or shavings produced by passing toothed ..."

5. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management by Maria Parloa (1906)
"steel wool and steel shavings. Insects and vermin. Cockroaches. Thermometers in the kitchen. The melting- point of some metals and alloys. ..."

6. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"The steel wool may be bought occasionally in house furnishing stores, put up in small ... This steel wool, either No. 0 or coarser grades, by the way, ..."

7. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1920)
"Obtain some steel wool from any hardware or paint-supply store, ... The steel wool serves as a conductor of heat from the exhaust manifold to the intake, ..."

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