glass wool


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glass wool glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
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In literature:

He applied to the vicinity of the tooth the very latest substitute for cocaine; he prepared cotton wool and warm water in a glass.
"The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories" by Arnold Bennett
Glass, if perfect, should be packed in tins with wool; old food or tobacco tins do well for tender things.
"How to Observe in Archaeology" by Various
Wool, cotton, sailcloth, sugar refining, shipping, glass, the cattle and provision trade, were all deliberately strangled.
"Ireland and the Home Rule Movement" by Michael F. J. McDonnell
To the last few groups of people left in the great glass-roofed hall piled with bags of wool and sulphur, Mr.
"Christopher and Columbus" by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
Here they are: Ore and copper, glass and sugar, flax and wool.
"New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol 2, No. 1, April, 1915" by Various
Above the doors, also, are knitted flowers in Berlin wools, which fill the dome head, and are protected with bent plate glass.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
Higher duties all along the line, from wool to glass, were urged.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
C, and filtered through a plug of glass wool in a zinc funnel; as thus prepared it is an excellent insulator.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
A kind of glass wool is produced by drawing out to a capillary thread two glass rods of different degrees of hardness.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Another bee was caught, imprisoned under the glass, fed, hoppled with wool, and then let go again.
"The Desert Home" by Mayne Reid
Inside the inner skin there was a layer of glass wool for heat insulation.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
Remove the cotton-wool plug from the tubulure and pour the inoculated medium into the glass vessel.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Wool, draw that easy-chair up to my bedside for worthy Mr. Goodwin, and bring him a glass of warm negus.
"Hidden Hand" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Upon the upturned bottom of the glass he had placed the ball of wool.
"In the Whirl of the Rising" by Bertram Mitford
Glass cases, filled with gaily-dyed wools and silks, were on the counter.
"The Master of the Ceremonies" by George Manville Fenn
Glass, wool, and silk, 474, 480.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
The town carries on the manufacture of glass bottles, tiles, iron and tin goods, wool-spinning and brewing.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
The period of prosperity in the 17th and 18th centuries was due to manufactures of glass and malt, and to trade in corn and wool.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various