Definition of steel wool noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


steel wool

BrE BrE//ˌstiːl ˈwʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstiːl ˈwʊl//
(British English also wire wool) [uncountable]
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a mass of fine steel threads that you use for cleaning pots and pans, making surfaces smooth, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: steel wool