Definition of "wood-wool" [wood-wool]

  • Fine shavings made from pine wood, specially prepared and used as a surgical dressing. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "wood-wool" in a sentence
  • "The construction is ventilated on the exterior and insulated with wood-wool or flax, with fiber gypsum to cover all installations and cables."
  • "· Fibres: The most appropriate locally available fibres were found to be eucalyptus waste from the manufacture of wood-wool products."
  • "· The 7.5 cm thick wood-wool cement boards (50 x 200 cm) are assembled with horizontal mortar joints and held together by wooden formwork."