Definition of wire wool in English:
Another term for steel wool.
- He used the wire wool scouring scrubbing pad that I use to clean the cooker.
- Alternatively, restorer's wax polish (there are several proprietary brands available) also applied with very fine wire wool and then polished with a rag gives an excellent finish.
- Scrub rusty grates with wire wool and give cast-iron surrounds a gloss with grate polish, available from hardware shops.
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