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Swarf

Swarf (swɔːf):
origin: Scandinavian (Old Norse), svarf = mentallic dust
One of those words that sounds fake, but isn't.

noun
Metal shavings accumulated from the use of (often mechanical) cutting tools.


source: regarding using them as functional art




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