cleaning implement consisting of a flexible tufted wire that is used to clean a pipe stem
A piece of flexible wire in which tufted fabric is twisted and which is used to clean out the stem of a tobacco pipe or other narrow tube.
A pipe cleaner or chenille stem is a type of brush originally intended for removing moisture and residue from smoking pipes. Besides cleaning pipes, they can be used for any application that calls for cleaning out small bores or tight places. Special pipe cleaners are manufactured specifically for cleaning out medical apparatus and for engineering applications. They are popular for winding around bottle necks to catch drips, bundling things together, colour-coding, and applying paints, oils, solvents, greases, and similar substances.
The numerical value of pipe cleaner in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of pipe cleaner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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