scouring pad

a small pad, as of steel wool or plastic mesh, used for scouring pots, pans, etc.

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  • scouring pad — UK [ˈskaʊərɪŋ ˌpæd] / US [ˈskaʊrɪŋ ˌpæd] noun [countable] Word forms scouring pad : singular scouring pad plural scouring pads a scourer …   English dictionary

  • scouring pad — noun a small abrasive cleaning pad used for scouring pots and pans • Hypernyms: ↑cleaning pad …   Useful english dictionary

  • scouring pad — noun A pad, having a soft, sponge like side and a more abrasive side, used to wash up …   Wiktionary

  • scouring pad — scour|ing pad [ skauərıŋ ,pæd ] noun count a small piece of a rough substance used for cleaning pans …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scouring pad — noun (C) a scourer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pad — n. cushion 1) a heating; heel; knee; shoulder pad piece of material 2) a gauze; quilted; scouring pad connected sheets of paper 3) a scratch; writing pad airstrip 4) a helicopter; launch, launching pad one s residence (slang) 5) at one s pad * *… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pad — [[t]pæ̱d[/t]] pads, padding, padded 1) N COUNT A pad is a fairly thick, flat piece of a material such as cloth or rubber. Pads are used, for example, to clean things, to protect things, or to change their shape. He withdrew the needle and placed… …   English dictionary

  • pad — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 pieces of paper fastened together at one edge ADJECTIVE ▪ memo, note (usually notepad), scratch (AmE) ▪ drawing, sketch ▪ writing …   Collocations dictionary

  • scouring — noun Scouring is used before these nouns: ↑pad …   Collocations dictionary

  • Brillo Pad — is a trade name for a scouring pad, used for cleaning dishes, and made from steel wool impregnated with soap. It came at a time when the introduction of aluminium pots and pans (replacing cast iron) was creating a quiet revolution in the kitchen …   Wikipedia

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