wash metal

wash metal

[′wäsh ‚med·əl]
(metallurgy)
Molten metal used to clean out a furnace, ladle, or other container.
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It's especially important to wash metal poles exposed to salt water, or else they'll corrode.
Thoroughly wash metal pans, ceramic dishes, and utensils (including can openers) with soap and water, using hot water if available.
You can wash metal with hot soapy water and it's great if the weather gets particularly wet because you can easily dry them off.