Meaning of wire brush

wire' brush'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a brush with steel bristles for removing rust, flaking paint, etc.

wire-brush

Pronunciation: (wīr'brush'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to clean or remove with a wire brush.
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