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[mass noun] Cloth woven from wire.
- ‘The renovation transformed the interior into a modern light-filled residence with an unusual mix of materials - block aluminum, lead-coated copper, copper wire cloth, and sandblasted glass.’
- ‘Stainless-steel woven wire cloth can be used to transform the facade of any building.’
- ‘Over 130m in length and 20m wide, the canopy incorporates approximately 400 wire cloth elements of differing formats and geometries, covering over 5600 sqm.’
- ‘Laid paper is formed on a surface made from thin parallel wires held together every inch or so by chain wires whilst wove paper is formed on a woven wire cloth.’
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