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

 

steel wool

 noun
noun
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.
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