Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] British
A mass of fine, soft wood shavings, typically used as a packing material.
- Furthermore, sawdust, wood shavings or wood wool may not be path ways for introduction of alien invasive species and other quarantine pests.
- The specimens were soaked in tap water, sown on wet wood wool in plastic boxes and placed in a growth chamber.
- Because the wood wool has been mineralized by the cement, moisture loses its effect on the board.
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