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mineral wool

noun
1.
a woollike material for heat and sound insulation, made by blowing steam or air through molten slag or rock.
Also called rock wool.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • mineral wool is fire-resistant and effective at blocking sound.
British Dictionary definitions for mineral wool

mineral wool

noun
1.
a fibrous material made by blowing steam or air through molten slag and used for packing and insulation Also called rock wool
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