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gauze

 (gôz)
n.
1.
a. A thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave, used for curtains and clothing.
b. A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.
c. A thin plastic or metal woven mesh.
2. A mist or haze.

[French gaze, ultimately (perhaps via Spanish gasa) from Arabic qazz, raw silk, of Middle Persian origin; akin to Persian kaž, bent, crooked, low-quality silk.]

gauze

(ɡɔːz)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
b. (as modifier): a gauze veil.
2. (Surgery) a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
3. any thin openwork material, such as wire
4. (Physical Geography) a fine mist or haze
[C16: from French gaze, perhaps from Gaza, where it was believed to originate]

gauze

(gɔz)

n.
1. thin and often transparent fabric made from any fiber in a plain or leno weave.
2. a surgical dressing of loosely woven cotton.
3. any material made of an open, meshlike weave, as of wire.
4. a thin haze.
[1555–65; < Middle French gaze, of uncertain orig.]

gauze

A fine mesh cloth, often painted, visible when lit from the front but disappearing when only lit from behind.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gauze - (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressingsgauze - (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
cotton - fabric woven from cotton fibers
petrolatum gauze - gauze saturated with petrolatum
surgical dressing - a loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
2.gauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weavegauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
cheesecloth - a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
gossamer - a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Translations
شاش للضِّمادَه
gázagázový
gazegaze-
aitaverkkokudottulintuniisikangasmetallikangasmetalliverkko
grisja, sárabindi
marlė
marlemarles-
gázagázový
sargı bezi

gauze

[gɔːz] N (gen) → gasa f

gauze

[ˈgɔːz] n
(= material) → gaze f
(= wound dressing) → gaze f

gauze

nGaze f; (Med also) → (Verbands)mull m

gauze

[gɔːz] ngarza

gauze

(goːz) noun
thin cloth used eg to cover wounds. a length of gauze; (also adjective) a gauze bandage.

gauze

n. gasa:
absorbable ______ absorbible;
absorbent ______ absorbente;
antiseptic ______ antiséptica;
___ compresscompresa de ___.

gauze

n gasa
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He appealed to the residents to take preventive measures against dengue and fix wire gauzes at the windows and doors, cover water pots, use full sleeves shirts and drain water from their houses, streets and roads.
He appealed the residents of the city to take preventive measures against dengue and fix wire gauzes at the windows and doors, cover water pots, use full sleeves shirts and drain water from their houses, streets and roads.
The organization back in 2011 called the attention of education authorities to the cancer-risk exposure of students, teachers and school staff from the asbestos-laden wire gauzes used in science experiments.